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orientation

 
Noun orientation has 6 senses
  1. orientation - the act of orienting
    --1 is a kind of
    placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement
  2. orientation - an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
    --2 is a kind of
    attitude, mental attitude
    --2 has particulars:
     wavelength; experimentalism; reorientation; position, view, perspective; orthodoxy; unorthodoxy, heterodoxy, heresy; political orientation, ideology, political theory; religious orientation
  3. orientation - position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
    --3 is a kind of
    direction
    --3 has particulars: attitude; horizontal; vertical; quarter
  4. predilection, preference, orientation - a predisposition in favor of something; "a predilection for expensive cars"; "his sexual preferences"; "showed a Marxist orientation"
    --4 is a kind of predisposition
  5. orientation - a person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships
    --5 is a kind of
    self-awareness
  6. orientation course, orientation - a course introducing a new situation or environment
    --6 is a kind of course, course of study, course of instruction, class
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