What does location mean?

Definitions for location
loʊˈkeɪ ʃənlo·ca·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word location.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. location(noun)

    a point or extent in space

  2. placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement(noun)

    the act of putting something in a certain place

  3. localization, localisation, location, locating, fix(noun)

    a determination of the place where something is

    "he got a good fix on the target"

  4. location(noun)

    a workplace away from a studio at which some or all of a movie may be made

    "they shot the film on location in Nevada"

Wiktionary

  1. location(Noun)

    A particular point or place in physical space.

  2. location(Noun)

    An act of locating.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Location(noun)

    the act or process of locating

    Etymology: [L. locatio, fr. locare.]

  2. Location(noun)

    situation; place; locality

    Etymology: [L. locatio, fr. locare.]

  3. Location(noun)

    that which is located; a tract of land designated in place

    Etymology: [L. locatio, fr. locare.]

  4. Location(noun)

    a leasing on rent

    Etymology: [L. locatio, fr. locare.]

  5. Location(noun)

    a contract for the use of a thing, or service of a person, for hire

    Etymology: [L. locatio, fr. locare.]

  6. Location(noun)

    the marking out of the boundaries, or identifying the place or site of, a piece of land, according to the description given in an entry, plan, map, etc

    Etymology: [L. locatio, fr. locare.]

Freebase

  1. Location

    The terms location and place in geography are used to notice and or identify a point or an area on the Earth's surface or elsewhere. The term 'location' generally implies a higher degree of certainty than "place" which often has an ambiguous boundary relying more on human/social attributes of place identity and sense of place than on geometry.

CrunchBase

  1. Location

    NeighborhooodScout® is owned and operated by Location Inc®, a Rhode Island-based company borne of university research, specializing in nationwide relocation software, retail site selection, and real estate investment advising. Location Inc developed NeighborhoodScout by coupling new technologies with PhD-level geographic expertise to serve the location selection needs of employees, families, and businesses. NeighborhoodScout is set to change the way consumers select residential real estate and make relocation decisions.

Editors Contribution

  1. location

    A geographical area.

    The geographical element of the map was easy to understand.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 5, 2020  
  2. location

    A place of existence.

    We knew the location of our aunt as we were visiting her for the first time.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'location' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2600

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'location' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2453

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'location' in Nouns Frequency: #849

How to pronounce location?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say location in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of location in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of location in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of location in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    They went to places all over the country and they came back and United States said this is where we'd like to be, united States's not about me. United States's about getting the right location. I think United States's very important.

  2. Jeff Donohue:

    Why is Ford Motor Company here? Why is UPS here? Why is Georgetown Toyota here in the state of Kentucky? Why is the Corvette plant here? They're here because of the productivity about the location, and we can get the job done.

  3. Brandon Cornwell:

    I can’t say if he was targeting us. But he was still shooting in that location where he was at. There were bullet holes in the wall, so he had shot through the wall. But I couldn’t tell you if he was shooting at us.

  4. Imad Alarnab:

    The only thing you need( in Syria) is a good location, nice tasty food and a lot of quantities, you don't need this social media thing ; marketing comes from the customers themselves.

  5. Georges Benjamin:

    We know very clearly that things such as educational attainment, access and utilization of things like tobacco, physical inactivity, nutrition, the location of if they have access to things like grocery stores, all those things matter at the county level and at the local level.

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