re·​ori·​en·​tate (ˌ)rē-ˈȯr-ē-ən-ˌtāt How to pronounce reorientate (audio)
reorientated; reorientating

transitive verb

: to orient (someone or something) again or differently : reorient
Mr Streeter says Mr Cameron will have a few months breathing space while Labour reorientates itself under a new leader …George Parker

Examples of reorientate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For those who visited Sage, which formerly occupied the Cathédrale footprint, the restaurant has been completely reorientated. Melinda Sheckells, The Hollywood Reporter, 28 Apr. 2023 To maintain the skilled workforce their success depends upon, CDOs must be mindful that the fallout of Covid-19 made many IT professionals reorientate their career goals and work culture expectations, especially regarding the work-life balance. Donny Patel, Forbes, 17 Aug. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reorientate was in 1913

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“Reorientate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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