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orientate

 : 
Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
 : 
o=ri=en=tate

CIDE DICTIONARY

orientatev. t. [From Orient.].
  •  To place or turn toward the east; to cause to assume an easterly direction, or to veer eastward.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Same as orient{2}.  [PJC]
orientatev. i. 
     To move or turn toward the east; to veer from the north or south toward the east.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

orientate, v.tr. & intr. = ORIENT v.

Etymology
prob. back-form. f. ORIENTATION

ROGET THESAURUS

orientate

Laterality

VB be on one side, flank, outflank, sidle, skirt, orientate.


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