orient Synonyms & Definition

• Orient

  1. (v. t.) To place (a map or chart) so that its east side, north side, etc., lie toward the corresponding parts of the horizon;
  2. (v. t.) Same as Orientate, 2.
  3. (v. t.) 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.
  4. (a.) Bright; lustrous; superior; pure; perfect; pellucid; -- used of gems and also figuratively, because the most perfect jewels are found in the East.
  5. (n.) A pearl of great luster.
  6. (n.) The countries of Asia or the East.
  7. (v. t.) Fig.: To correct or set right by recurring to first principles; to arrange in order; to orientate.
  8. (v. t.) To define the position of, in relation to the orient or east; hence, to ascertain the bearings of.
  9. (a.) Eastern; oriental.
  10. (a.) Rising, as the sun.
  11. (n.) The part of the horizon where the sun first appears in the morning; the east.
East, Orientate, Point, Reorient,

• Orientating

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Orientate

• Orientalism

  1. (n.) Knowledge or use of Oriental languages, history, literature, etc.
  2. (n.) Any system, doctrine, custom, expression, etc., peculiar to Oriental people.

• Orientalist

  1. (n.) One versed in Eastern languages, literature, etc.; as, the Paris Congress of Orientalists.
  2. (n.) An inhabitant of the Eastern parts of the world; an Oriental.

• Orientate

  1. (v. t.) 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.
  2. (v. i.) To move or turn toward the east; to veer from the north or south toward the east.
  3. (v. t.) To place or turn toward the east; to cause to assume an easterly direction, or to veer eastward.

• Orientation

  1. (n.) The tendency of a revolving body, when suspended in a certain way, to bring the axis of rotation into parallelism with the earths axis.
  2. (n.) Fig.: A return to first principles; an orderly arrangement.
  3. (n.) An aspect or fronting to the east; especially (Arch.), the placing of a church so that the chancel, containing the altar toward which the congregation fronts in worship, will be on the east end.
  4. (n.) The act or process of orientating; determination of the points of the compass, or the east point, in taking bearings.
Predilection, Preference,

• Orientalize

  1. (v. t.) to render Oriental; to cause to conform to Oriental manners or conditions.

• Oriental

  1. (a.) Of or pertaining to the orient or east; eastern; concerned with the East or Orientalism; -- opposed to occidental; as, Oriental countries.
  2. (n.) A native or inhabitant of the Orient or some Eastern part of the world; an Asiatic.
  3. (n.) Eastern Christians of the Greek rite.

• Orientalized

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Orientalize

Orient Meaning in Urdu

Orient Meaning in Urdu: You have searched the English word "Orient" which means "مشرقی" Mashraqi in Urdu. Orient meaning in Urdu has been searched 29825 (twenty-nine thousand eight hundred and twenty-five) times till 22 Apr, 2018. You can find translation in Urdu and Roman Urdu that is Mashraqi Simt dana Hadyat dana for the word Orient. The definitions of the word Orient has been described here with maximum details, and also fined different synonyms for the word Orient, like East, Orientate, Point, Reorient Orient Predilection, Preference Asian . You can listen to the pronunciation of the word Orient in clear voice from this page online through our voice dictionary a unique facility for dedicated users.

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