orient oneself

Definition of orient oneself

  1. :  to find out where one is The hikers stopped to orient themselves by looking at their map.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  east

    :  east

    :  a pearl of great luster

  1. :  oriental

    :  lustrous, sparkling

    :  radiant, glowing

  1. :  to cause to face or point toward the east

    :  to build (a church or temple) with the longitudinal axis pointing eastward and the chief altar at the eastern end

    :  to set or arrange in any determinate position especially in relation to the points of the compass

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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clearly seen through or understood

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