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Definition of 'orient'

Noun

  1. the countries of Asia
       Synonyms: East
  2. the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
       Synonyms: eastern hemisphere

Verb

  1. be oriented; "The weather vane points North"; "the dancers toes pointed outward"
       Synonyms: point
  2. determine one's position with reference to another point
       Synonyms: orientate
       Antonyms: disorient disorientate
  3. cause to point; "Orient the house towards the West"

Adjective

  1. (poetic) eastern; "the orient sun"


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