HyperDic: oriented

English > 1 sense of the word oriented:
ADJECTIVEalloriented, orientatedadjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances
oriented > pronunciation
Soundsao'riyeh.ntahd; ao'riyeh.ntihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > oriented: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningAdjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination.
Examples
  • "the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view"
  • "helping freshmen become oriented to college life"
  • "the book is value-oriented throughout"
Synonymorientated
Narroweradjusted, familiarized, familiarisedHaving achieved a comfortable relation with your environment
bound, destinedheaded or intending to head in a certain direction
directed(often used in combination) having a specified direction
headedHaving a heading or course in a certain direction
homeward, homeward-boundoriented toward home
minded(used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
See alsoorienting, orientatingPositioning with respect to a reference system or determining your bearings physically or intellectually
Oppositeunorientednot having position or goal / goal definitely set or ascertained

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