What does situate mean?

Definitions for situate
ˈsɪtʃ uˌeɪt; -ɪt, -ˌeɪtsit·u·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. situate, fix, posit, deposit(verb)

    put (something somewhere) firmly

    "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"


  1. situate(Verb)

    To place on or into a physical location. Most commonly used adjectivally in past participle.

  2. situate(Verb)

    To place or put into an intangible place or position, such as social, ethical, fictional, etc. Most commonly used adjectivally in past participle and often used figuratively.

  3. situate(Adjective)


  4. Origin: From situatus, past participle of , from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Situate(adj)

    alt. of Situated

  2. Situate(verb)

    to place

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Situate

    -d, sit′ū-āt, -ed, adj. set or permanently fixed: placed with respect to other objects: residing.—ns. Situā′tion, the place where anything is situated: position: temporary state: condition: any group of circumstances, a juncture: a critical point in the action of a play or the development the plot of a novel: office, employment; Sī′tus, site: the proper place of an organ, &c.: locality in law. [Low L. situatus—L. situĕre, to place.]

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'situate' in Verbs Frequency: #724

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of situate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of situate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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