Definitions for LOCATEˈloʊ keɪt, loʊˈkeɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
lo•cateˈloʊ keɪt, loʊˈkeɪt(v.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.
(v.t.)to identify or discover the place or location of:
to locate a missing book.
to establish in a position, situation, or locality.
to assign or ascribe a particular location to (something), as by knowledge or opinion:
Some scholars locate the Garden of Eden in Babylonia.
to survey and enter a claim to a tract of land.
(v.i.)to establish one's business or residence in a place; settle.
Origin of locate:
1645–55, Amer.; < L locātus, ptp. of locāre to put in a given position, place; see locus , -ate1
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"
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"
locate, place, site(verb)
assign a location to
"The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
take up residence and become established
"The immigrants settled in the Midwest"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
locate(verb)ˈloʊ keɪt, loʊˈkeɪt
to find sb or sth's position or location
Police would like to locate the owner of the vehicle.
locateˈloʊ keɪt, loʊˈkeɪt
to build or put sth in a particular place
decisions about where to locate the new hospital
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
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
To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle..
Origin: From locatus, past participle of locato, from locus
to place; to set in a particular spot or position
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
to place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'LOCATE' in Verbs Frequency: #497
Translations for LOCATE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to set in a particular place or position
The kitchen is located in the basement.
- situarPortuguese (BR)
- βρίσκομαι, είμαι τοποθετημένοςGreek
- situar, ubicarSpanish
- تعیین محل کردنFarsi
- पता लगानाHindi
- trovare, situareItalian
- 놓다, 두다Korean
- įkurdinti, įrengtiLithuanian
- plassere, anbringeNorwegian
- تعیین محل کردنPersian
- ټاكل،معين كولPashto
- a se situaRomanian
- placera, läggaSwedish
- 設置於，座落於Chinese (Trad.)
- розміщувати, розташовуватиUkrainian
- کسی مخصوص جگہ یا حالت میں قائم کرناUrdu
- đặt vào vị tríVietnamese
- 把...设置在Chinese (Simp.)
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