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Princeton's WordNet

  1. placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacementnoun

    the act of putting something in a certain place

  2. localization, localisation, location, locating, fixnoun

    a determination of the place where something is

    "he got a good fix on the target"


  1. locating

    In geography, location or place are used to denote a region (point, line, or area) on Earth's surface or elsewhere. The term location generally implies a higher degree of certainty than place, the latter often indicating an entity with an ambiguous boundary, relying more on human or social attributes of place identity and sense of place than on geometry.


  1. locating

    Locating is the process of finding or identifying the exact position or place of someone or something. This could be achieved through various methods such as using a map, GPS, or other tracking techniques. It can also be the action of placing or situating in a particular place or position.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Locating

    of Locate

Editors Contribution

  1. locatingverb

    Verb form of the word locate.

    Locating the shop was easy using modern technology.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of locating in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of locating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of locating in a Sentence

  1. Steve Bertolino:

    It is my understanding that the arrest warrant for Gabby Petitos fiancé Brian Laundrie is related to activities occurring after the death of Gabby Petito and not related to Gabby Petito actual demise, the FBI is focusing on locating Gabby Petitos fiancé Brian Laundrie and when The FBI occurs the specifics of the charges covered under the indictment will be addressed in the proper forum.

  2. The ICRC:

    Under international humanitarian law, objects used for humanitarian relief operations must be respected and protected at all times. We are concerned that even a building with a red cross on it can be seriously damaged. Civilian infrastructure, hospitals and medical personnel cannot be targeted. The parties must do everything in their power to avoid locating military objectives within or near densely populated areas and protect civilians against the effects of attacks.

  3. Taijuan Walker:

    I felt good, we went with a lot of fastballs today and we were really locating everything.

  4. England Prime Minister David Cameron:

    The only project I am interested in is 'Project Fact', if 'Project Fact' is about saying 'stay', then you know what you get: the (EU single) market open, jobs being created, businesses locating here, financial services being able to trade all over Europe. If you leave, you don't have those facts, you have a lot of uncertainty.

  5. Julia Sakas:

    The Toronto Region is now on the radar screens of companies that perhaps would not have otherwise considered locating here.

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