Definition of ORIENTING

verb : ORIENTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) be oriented; "The weather vane points North"; "the dancers toes pointed outward" ;

  • 2. (

    ) determine one's position with reference to another point; "We had to orient ourselves in the forest" ;

  • 3. (

    ) cause to point; "Orient the house towards the West" ;

  • 4. (

    ) familiarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances; "The dean of students tries to orient the freshmen" ;

  • 5. (

    ) adjust to a specific need or market; "a magazine oriented towards young people"; "tailor your needs to your surroundings" ;

Adjective : ORIENTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) positioning with respect to a reference system or determining your bearings physically or intellectually; "noticed the bee's momentary orienting pause before heading back to the hive"; "an orienting program for new employees" ;


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