Synonyms for orient

Synonyms for (noun) orient

Synonyms: eastern hemisphere, orient

Definition: the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia

Similar words: hemisphere

Definition: half of the terrestrial globe

Synonyms: Orient, East

Definition: the countries of Asia

Similar words: Asia

Definition: the nations of the Asian continent collectively

Synonyms for (verb) orient

Synonyms: orient, tailor

Definition: adjust to a specific need or market

Usage: a magazine oriented towards young people; tailor your needs to your surroundings

Similar words: accommodate, adapt

Definition: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

Usage: Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country

Synonyms: orient

Definition: familiarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances

Usage: The dean of students tries to orient the freshmen

Similar words: acquaint, familiarise, familiarize

Definition: make familiar or conversant with

Usage: you should acquaint yourself with your new computer; We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings

Synonyms: orient, orientate

Definition: determine one's position with reference to another point

Usage: We had to orient ourselves in the forest

Similar words: make up one's mind, determine, decide

Definition: reach, make, or come to a decision about something

Usage: We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

Synonyms: orient

Definition: cause to point

Usage: Orient the house towards the West

Similar words: position

Definition: cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

Synonyms: orient, point

Definition: be oriented

Usage: The weather vane points North; the dancers toes pointed outward

Similar words: lie

Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

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