Orient Word of the Week
Definitions • To orient means to. . . • familiarize (a person) with new surroundings or circumstances • to place in any definite position with reference to the points of the compass or other locations • to determine the position of in relation to the points of the compass; get the bearings of. • Also orientation, oriented
Orient • Synonyms: • to familiarize • get used to • to get acquainted with • Antonyms: • remain ignorant • unfamiliar • strange concept
Orient • The new students will attend freshmen orientation to learn about their new school.
Orient She will orient herself with her new science book before the first class.
Orient • This You Tube link (1:43) shows how to orient a base plate compass to a map. • How to orient a compass to a map
Orient • Remember, that to orient means to . . . • get used to something new • to become familiar with • to establish a point of reference for location