from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cause (a person, for example) to experience disorientation.
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- v. To cause to lose orientation or direction.
- v. To confuse or befuddle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To turn away from the east; to confuse as to which way is east; to cause to lose one's bearings.
- transitive v. to cause (a person) to lose one's sense of direction; to cause to lose one's bearings or way.
- transitive v. to cause one to lose one's sense of time or place, or of one's own personal identity.
- transitive v. to confuse (a person) by changing or removing something which has served as a standard or guide to action.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To turn from the east; throw out of direction with respect to the east.
- To confuse as to direction in general; cause to lose one's bearings.
- Figuratively, to cause to lose the knowledge of the direction in which the truth lies; cause to lose one's reckoning with respect to the truth: the east being taken metaphorically for the truth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to be lost or disoriented
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