Definitions for LOCATEˈloʊ keɪt, loʊˈkeɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

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  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.]

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]

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


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