"orienting" in the verb sense
1. orient, point
"The weather vane points North"
"the dancers toes pointed outward"
2. orient, orientate
determine one's position with reference to another point
"We had to orient ourselves in the forest"
cause to point
"Orient the house towards the West"
familiarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances
"The dean of students tries to orient the freshmen"
5. tailor, orient
adjust to a specific need or market
"a magazine oriented towards young people"
"tailor your needs to your surroundings"
"orienting" in the adjective sense
1. orienting, orientating
positioning with respect to a reference system or determining your bearings physically or intellectually
"noticed the bee's momentary orienting pause before heading back to the hive"
"an orienting program for new employees"
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