Definitions for LOCATEˈloʊ keɪt, loʊˈkeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. locate, turn up(verb)

    discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining

    "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?"; "My search turned up nothing"

  2. situate, locate(verb)

    determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey

    "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Locate the boundaries of the property"

  3. locate, place, site(verb)

    assign a location to

    "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"

  4. settle, locate(verb)

    take up residence and become established

    "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"

GCIDE

  1. Locate(v. t.)

    To discover the location or site of; as, to locate the source of a radio transmission; to locate a leak; to locate the malfunction in a system.

  2. Origin: [L. locatus, p. p. of locare to place, fr. locus place. See Local.]

Wiktionary

  1. locate(Verb)

    To place; to set in a particular spot or position.

    The captives and emigrants whom he brought with him were located in the trans-Tiberine quarter - B. F. Westcott

  2. locate(Verb)

    To designate the site or place of; to define the limits of; as, to locate a public building; to locate a mining claim; to locate (the land granted by) a land warrant (Note: the designation may be purely descriptive: it need not be prescriptive.)

    That part of the body in which the sense of touch is located - H. Spencer

  3. locate(Verb)

    To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle..

  4. Origin: From locatus, past participle of locato, from locus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Locate(verb)

    to place; to set in a particular spot or position

  2. Locate(verb)

    to designate the site or place of; to define the limits of; as, to locate a public building; to locate a mining claim; to locate (the land granted by) a land warrant

  3. Locate(verb)

    to place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle

  4. Origin: [L. locatus, p. p. of locare to place, fr. locus place. See Local.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LOCATE' in Verbs Frequency: #497


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