orienting

Definitions of orienting
  1. adjective
    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
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    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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