verb (used with or without object), o·ri·en·tat·ed, o·ri·en·tat·ing. Chiefly British.
Examples from the Web for orientate
He was just beginning to orientate himself and to feel that he was not wholly an intruder.Martin Eden|Jack London
Such facts are convincing proof that we do not orientate ourselves entirely by means of the labyrinth, important as it is for us.Popular scientific lectures|Ernst Mach
It took him but a moment to orientate himself, and presently rohorse and riders were headed in the direction of the highway.A Knyght Ther Was|Robert F. Young
Exhausted by his efforts, he gained the edge of the pool at last, and stopped, trying to orientate himself.
Inquiry at the information-desk helped her to orientate herself.Find the Woman|Arthur Somers Roche
British Dictionary definitions for orientate
Word Origin and History for orientate
1849, back-formation from orientation. Related: Orientated; orientating.