verb (used with or without object), o·ri·en·tat·ed, o·ri·en·tat·ing. Chiefly British.
Origin of orientate
Related Words for orientateconform, align, adjust, adapt, compare, associate, pertain, ascribe, link, connect, affect, apply, concern, assign, refer, locate, direct, acclimatize, turn, determine
Examples from the Web for orientate
Historical Examples of orientate
Inquiry at the information-desk helped her to orientate herself.Find the Woman
Arthur Somers Roche
He was just beginning to orientate himself and to feel that he was not wholly an intruder.Martin Eden
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.
But it is necessary to orientate oneself very carefully in the East.In Mesopotamia
1849, back-formation from orientation. Related: Orientated; orientating.