GRE Word List

ORIENT

get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate

The meaning of the word orient is get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate.

Random words

WordMeaning
solitudestate of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
redressremedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
piqueirritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
ventilateadmit fresh air into to replace stale air
staidserious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
truismself-evident truth
humanemarked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
indissolublepermanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
refrainabstain from; resist; forbear; N: chorus
hovelshack; small wretched house