Reorientation is the act of figuring out again where you are in relationship to your environment, or changing direction. If you're lost in the woods, a compass and map are good for reorientation.

Reorientation is often related to location: figuring out where you are and pointing yourself in the right direction. A football player who gets spun around on the field may need a quick reorientation so he doesn't run the wrong way. But reorientation is also about rethinking, and maybe changing, the way you approach something, like an idea or a project.

Definitions of reorientation

n a fresh orientation; a changed set of attitudes and beliefs

Type of:
an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs

n the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented

change of direction
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the act of turning away or in the opposite direction
reversal, reverse, reversion, turnabout, turnaround
turning in the opposite direction
change of course
a change in the direction that you are moving
about turn, about-face
act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
complete reversal of direction of travel
turn, turning
the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
tack, tacking
(nautical) the act of changing tack
Type of:
the action of changing something

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