Definition of orient oneself
: to find out where one is The hikers stopped to orient themselves by looking at their map.
Word by Word Definitions
: a pearl of great luster
: lustrous, sparkling
: radiant, glowing
: 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
: one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self
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