- Orientated is a British version of oriented, defined as being positioned toward a reference point, or to be acquainted with a situation.
- An example of orientated is a hiker checking the compass to make sure he was heading north.
- An example of orientated is when a new college student wanders around campus until she knows her way around.
Variant of orientate
Origin: orient plush -ate, by associated, association with French orienter
- to face east, or in any specified direction
- to adjust to a situation
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