Orientate

What is Orientate ?

Orientate is (verb) 1. to get yourself accustomed to a new place or ready for a new situation or job She’ll need time to orientate herself after her long trip abroad. 2. to put something in a certain direction The house is orientated towards the west. (NOTE: [all senses] The preferred US term is orient.)

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level