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definition 1: to find the position of with respect to the points of the compass.
example: The lost hikers oriented themselves by locating the North Star.
definition 2: to acquaint or familiarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances.
example: This program will orient the new students to college life.
definition 3: to place or arrange in a specified relationship to the points of the compass.
example: The architect oriented the house so that it would get morning light in the kitchen.
definition 4: to adjust (something) toward or in relation to someone or something.
example: We should orient this ad toward working mothers.
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