[awr-ee-uh n-teyt, -en-, ohr-]
Origin of orientate
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Examples from the Web for 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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Word Origin and History for orientating
1849, back-formation from orientation. Related: Orientated; orientating.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To orient.
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