Search Result for "orientated":
1. adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination;
- Example: "the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view"
- Example: "helping freshmen become oriented to college life"
- Example: "the book is value-oriented throughout"
[syn: oriented, orientated]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
orientated \orientated\ oriented \oriented\adj. 1. Adjusted or aligned to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination; as, to get oriented on one's first day at a new job. [WordNet 1.5] 2. headed or intending to head in a certain direction; as, college-oriented students. Opposite of unoriented. Syn: directed, minded. [WordNet 1.5] orientatingThe Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Orientate \O"ri*en*tate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Orientated; p. pr. & vb. n. Orientating.] [From Orient.] [1913 Webster] 1. To place or turn toward the east; to cause to assume an easterly direction, or to veer eastward. [1913 Webster] 2. To arrange in order; to dispose or place (a body) so as to show its relation to other bodies, or the relation of its parts among themselves. [1913 Webster] A crystal is orientated when placed in its proper position so as to exhibit its symmetry. --E. S. Dana. [1913 Webster] 3. Same as orient. [PJC]