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What is the verb for oriented?

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  1. (transitive) To familiarize with a situation or circumstance.
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To set the focus of so as to relate or appeal to a certain group.
  3. (transitive) To point at or direct towards.
  4. (transitive) To determine which direction one is facing.
  5. (transitive) To place or build so as to face eastward.
  6. (intransitive) To change direction so as to face east.
  7. (by extension) To change direction to face a certain way.
  8. (transitive) To place (a map or chart) so that its east side, north side, etc., lie toward the corresponding parts of the horizon; (surveying) specifically, to rotate (a map attached to a plane table) until the line of direction between any two of its points is parallel to the corresponding direction in nature.
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    1. “It will take some time to orient yourself to this new way of thinking.”
      “The company's philosophy is to take the strategic sourcing mentality and orient it toward product development.”
      “We were lost and had to pull out our map again to orient ourselves.”
  1. (Britain, intransitive) To face (a given direction).
  2. (Britain, reflexive) To determine one's position relative to the surroundings; to orient (oneself).
  3. To arrange in order; to dispose or place (a body) so as to show its relation to other bodies, or the relation of its parts among themselves.
  4. (Britain, transitive) To position (something), to align relative to a given position.
  5. (archaic) To move or turn toward the east; to veer from the north or south toward the east.
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    1. “Staff should also introduce themselves, as all these factors reassure the patients and help them orientate themselves to the new environment.”
      “Check on the students' ability to use a compass to orientate themselves and move in the appropriate direction.”
      “One technique used was to submerge the camera into the deepest part of a fish school and then orientate the camera towards the water surface.”
  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of orient
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    1. “It empirically orients the reader by including brief references throughout to some of history's highest profile episodes of mania and panic.”
      “The content orients patients and their families to the unit and provides a source for education individualized to each patient.”
      “Lubetkin orients the entrance on an oblique axis in order to bypass the first stair tower and arrive opposite the center of the building.”
  1. simple past tense and past participle of orientate
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    1. “The granodiorite deposits at Aswan are often gneissoid in texture, exhibiting parallel orientated feldspar phenocrysts.”
      “The logic of the correction was to visualise a human form straddling the celestial North Pole and orientated with his feet toward the ground.”
      “The economy of a region was either prosperous or deficient depending on their being correctly orientated.”
  1. present participle of orient
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    1. “An important point to remember is that orienting a shaft in a way that might correct a hook or a slice remains an infraction of the rules.”
      “They aligned the house along an east-west axis, orienting windows toward the south for solar gain.”
      “I am generally in favor of orienting the country toward market reforms, but China's development must be more equal, more balanced.”
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