HyperDic: orientation

English > 6 senses of the word orientation:
NOUNactorientationthe act of orienting / orienting
cognitionorientationan integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
relationorientationposition or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
cognitionorientation, predilection, preferencea predisposition in favor of something
cognitionorientationa person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships
actorientation, orientation coursea course introducing a new situation or environment
orientation > pronunciation
Soundsao.riyehntey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > orientation: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of orienting / orienting.
Broaderplacement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacementThe act of putting something in a certain place
Spanishorientación
Catalanorientació
English > orientation: 6 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn integrated set of attitudes and beliefs.
NarrowerexperimentalismAn orientation that favors / favors experimentation and innovation
orthodoxyA belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards
political orientation, ideology, political theoryAn orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
position, view, perspectiveA way of regarding situations or topics etc.
religious orientationAn attitude toward religion or religious practices
reorientationA fresh orientation
unorthodoxy, heterodoxy, heresyAny opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
wavelengthA shared orientation leading to mutual understanding
Broaderattitude, mental attitudeA complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways / ways
Spanishorientación
Catalanorientació
English > orientation: 6 senses > noun 3, relation
MeaningPosition or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions.
Attributeshorizontalparallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
inclinedAt an angle to the horizontal or vertical position
vertical, perpendicularAt right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line
NarrowerattitudePosition of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion)
horizontalSomething that is oriented horizontally
quarterOne of the four major division of the compass
verticalSomething that is oriented vertically
BroaderdirectionThe spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
Spanishorientación, sentido
Catalanorientació
English > orientation: 6 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA predisposition in favor of something.
Example "showed a Marxist orientation"
Synonymspredilection, preference
BroaderpredispositionAn inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way
Spanishorientación, predilección, preferencia
Catalanpredilecció, preferència
English > orientation: 6 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningA person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships.
Broaderself-awarenessawareness of your own individuality
English > orientation: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA course introducing a new situation or environment.
Synonymorientation course
Broadercourse, course of study, course of instruction, classeducation imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
Spanishcurso de orientación, orientación
Catalancurs d'orientació

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