Etymology
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reorient (v.)

also re-orient, 1897, transitive, "give a new direction to;" 1937, intransitive, "adjust (to), come to terms with, adopt a new direction;" from re- "back, again" + orient (v.) or perhaps a back-formation from reorientation. Related: Reoriented; reorienting. Alternative reorientate is recorded from 1913. Tennyson uses reorient as an adjective, "arising again or anew."

updated on July 06, 2021

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Definitions of reorient from WordNet

reorient (v.)
orient once again, after a disorientation;
Synonyms: reorientate
reorient (v.)
cause to turn;
reorient (v.)
set or arrange in a new or different determinate position;
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