orientate orientate

Definition(s):

  • (v) determine one's position with reference to another point

Usage(s):

  • We don't put up a model, but orientate our policies toward what exists.

News

  • Keeneland September: Day Seven hips to watch

    Hip No. 1850, gray or roan colt, by Speightstown—Ocean Colors, by Orientate, consigned by Gainesway, agent. The first foal out of stakes-placed winner Ocean Colors – the second-to-last foal out of 1988 Kentucky Derby winner and champion Winning Colors.
    on September 16, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

Quotes

  1. "We are at 80-85 percent of our full potential, but we have to orientate ourselves towards Thursday's opponents," said Ballack. "We will have a much different task against Croatia, they also want to be European champions and they beat England...
    on Jun 10, 2008 By: Michael Ballack Source: AFP

  2. "India has been silent for the past 15 years and adopted a detached role," Mr Balasingham said. "Now there is the possibility of war emerging, so she can't keep quiet but she has to face challenges ...... and orientate a new foreign policy...
    on Jun 27, 2006 By: Anton Balasingham Source: Independent

  3. Jonathan described the campaign as a "genuine attempt to re-orientate Nigeria towards believing in themselves once again......and to change the perception of the country both locally and internationally".
    on Mar 17, 2009 By: Goodluck Jonathan Source: Le Mali en ligne

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