orienting

Definitions of orienting
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adj 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”
Synonyms:
orientating
orientated, oriented
adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination
aligning, positioning
causing to fall into line or into position
dimensioning
indicating or determining size and position in space
familiarising, familiarizing
serving to make familiar
homing
orienting or directing homeward or to a destination
Antonyms:
disorienting
causing loss of physical or intellectual bearings
unoriented
not having position or goal definitely set or ascertained
confusing
causing confusion or disorientation
estranging
making one feel out of place or alienated
stunning
causing or capable of causing bewilderment or shock or insensibility
stupefying
making physically stupid or dull or insensible
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