Reorient
Reorient \Re*o"ri*ent\ (r?-?"r?-ent), a. Rising again. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The life reorient out of dust. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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  • reorient — ► VERB 1) change the focus or direction of. 2) (reorient oneself) find one s bearings again. DERIVATIVES reorientate verb reorientation noun …   English terms dictionary

  • reorient — 1933 (trans.), 1937 (intrans.), from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + ORIENT (Cf. orient) (v.). Reorientate is recorded from 1933; reorientation is from 1920 …   Etymology dictionary

  • reorient — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • reorient — [ri: ɔ:rɪɛnt, ɒr ] verb 1》 change the focus or direction of. 2》 (reorient oneself) find one s bearings again. Derivatives reorientate verb reorientation noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • reorient — /ree awr ee ent , ohr /, v.t., v.i. 1. to orient again or anew. adj. 2. Rare. rising anew. [1930 35; RE + ORIENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • reorient — rɪːɔːrɪent v. redirect, make a change in direction; refamiliarize, reacquaint someone with a particular location …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reorient — re·orient …   English syllables

  • reorient — re•o′ri•ent v …   From formal English to slang

  • reorient — v.tr. 1 give a new direction to (ideas etc.); redirect (a thing). 2 help (a person) find his or her bearings again. 3 change the outlook of (a person). 4 (refl., often foll. by to) adjust oneself to or come to terms with something …   Useful english dictionary

  • reorient oneself — find one s bearings again. → reorient …   English new terms dictionary

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