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ORIENTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does oriented mean? 

ORIENTED (adjective)
  The adjective ORIENTED has 1 sense:

1. adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination

  Familiarity information: ORIENTED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ORIENTED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination

Synonyms:

orientated; oriented

Context examples:

the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view / helping freshmen become oriented to college life / the book is value-oriented throughout

Similar:

adjusted; familiarised; familiarized (having achieved a comfortable relation with your environment)

bound; destined (headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in 'college-bound students')

directed ((often used in combination) having a specified direction)

headed (having a heading or course in a certain direction)

homeward; homeward-bound (oriented toward home)

minded ((used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified)

Also:

orientating; orienting (positioning with respect to a reference system or determining your bearings physically or intellectually)

Antonym:

unoriented (not having position or goal definitely set or ascertained)


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