What does locate mean?

Definitions for locate
ˈloʊ keɪt, loʊˈkeɪtlo·cate

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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

How to pronounce locate?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say locate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of locate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of locate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of locate in a Sentence

  1. Anka Mustapha:

    A very intense search is on to locate and rescue them.

  2. Nurcahyo Utomo:

    We are confident that rescuers would be able to locate them in time.

  3. Michael Malanga:

    Where we choose to locate our stores is as important as how we design them.

  4. Barb Davenport:

    He was very focused and determined to locate his ball when thrown or hidden.

  5. Mark Salazar:

    It was found under foliage and debris. You had to be looking for it to locate it.

Images & Illustrations of locate

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