[awr-ee-uh n-teyt, -en-, ohr-]
Origin of orientate
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Related Words for orientatingconform, align, adjust, adapt, compare, associate, pertain, ascribe, link, connect, affect, apply, concern, assign, refer, locate, direct, acclimatize, turn, determine
Examples from the Web for orientating
Historical Examples of orientating
So, orientating once more like a fragile tendril, he reached again for the banister rail, and got it.Aaron's Rod
D. H. Lawrence
- a variant of orient
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1849, back-formation from orientation. Related: Orientated; orientating.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To orient.
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