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synonyms for get one's bearings

  • adapt
  • adjust
  • align
  • conform
  • acclimatize
  • determine
  • direct
  • locate
  • orientate
  • turn
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antonyms for get one's bearings

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  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • unfit
  • miss
  • disorient
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How to use get one's bearings in a sentence

The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Ten minutes later, Delancy drove the get-away car out of the service station.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It was in this room that Delancy's get-away car had changed paint jobs, and in about ten minutes.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
If one starts out in a haphazard way, it takes him a long time to find his bearings, and much valuable time is lost.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
As the Cabinet are anxious to consider my situation in all its bearings, it is necessary I should open to you all my mind.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But the exquisite was used to it; he would only have felt badly if they had ignored his new get-up.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
There was some sort of a phonograph device under the cowl of that get-away car, and this was hooked up to the radio switch.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It went out in a few seconds, but not before the master of the tug had taken its bearings and altered his course.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The ends of the balance staff are made very small so as to form very delicate pivots which turn in jewel bearings.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
He tried to think, tried to co-ordinate events, tried to understand the true bearings of the situation.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GET ONE'S BEARINGS

  • acclimatize
  • adapt
  • adjust
  • align
  • conform
  • determine
  • direct
  • get one's bearings
  • locate
  • orientate
  • turn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.