Synonyms for oriented


1. orient, point, lie
usage: be oriented; "The weather vane points North"; "the dancers toes pointed outward"
2. orient, orientate, decide, make up one's mind, determine
usage: determine one's position with reference to another point; "We had to orient ourselves in the forest"
3. orient, position
usage: cause to point; "Orient the house towards the West"
4. orient, familiarize, familiarise, acquaint
usage: familiarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances; "The dean of students tries to orient the freshmen"
5. tailor, orient, adapt, accommodate
usage: adjust to a specific need or market; "a magazine oriented towards young people"; "tailor your needs to your surroundings"


1. oriented (vs. unoriented), orientated, adjusted, familiarized, familiarised, bound, destined, directed, headed, homeward, homeward-bound, minded, orienting#1, orientating
usage: adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination; "the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view"; "helping freshmen become oriented to college life"; "the book is value-oriented throughout"
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