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1. orient

verb. ['ˈɔriːˌɛnt'] determine one's position with reference to another point.

Synonyms

  • reorientate
  • determine
  • guide on
  • reorient
  • decide
  • make up one's mind
  • guide

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • middle-class
  • low status
  • dominant

Etymology

  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • orient (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Orient

  • accent
  • advent
  • boardbent
  • broadbent
  • convent
  • disorient
  • frequent
  • interrent
  • interrent
  • occident
  • president
  • self-torment
  • stardent
  • torment

Sentences with orient


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Metal working processes orient the grains in metals in predictable patterns.

2. Verb, base form
Be certain to orient them the same way as the first two clamps.

Quotes about orient


1. There is a lot of luck in football. Following England is like following Wycombe Wanders or Leyton Orient. You hope for the best and hope you are lucky.
- Alan Sugar

2. orient

verb. ['ˈɔriːˌɛnt'] be oriented.

Synonyms

  • point

Antonyms

  • inner
  • posteriority

Etymology

  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • orient (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. orient

verb. ['ˈɔriːˌɛnt'] cause to point.

Synonyms

  • position
  • point

Antonyms

  • high status
  • southernness
  • anterior

Etymology

  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • orient (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. Orient

noun. the countries of Asia.

Synonyms

  • East
  • eastern

Antonyms

  • west
  • western United States
  • southwestern

Etymology

  • oriens (Latin)

5. orient

noun. ['ˈɔriːˌɛnt'] the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia.

Synonyms

  • Australia
  • Eurasia
  • eastern hemisphere
  • Old World
  • Africa

Antonyms

  • dispose
  • indispose
  • skew
  • stay

Etymology

  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • orient (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. orient

verb. ['ˈɔriːˌɛnt'] adjust to a specific need or market.

Synonyms

  • tailor
  • adapt

Antonyms

  • begin
  • undock
  • follower

Etymology

  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • orient (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. orient

verb. ['ˈɔriːˌɛnt'] familiarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances.

Synonyms

  • acquaint
  • familiarize

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • subordinate

Etymology

  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • orient (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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