What does situate mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. situate, locateverb

    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, depositverb

    put (something somewhere) firmly

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


  1. situateverb

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

    Etymology: From situatus, past participle of , from .

  2. situateverb

    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.

    Etymology: From situatus, past participle of , from .

  3. situateadjective


    Etymology: From situatus, past participle of , from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Situateadjective

    alt. of Situated

  2. Situateverb

    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

Examples of situate in a Sentence

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    You may realize how to execute your skill and when and where, and to whom? - If you place the flowers and sweets for the houseflies, it results in a health risk - If you situate the same, for the honeybees, it becomes the health benefits It depends on you to feed and build; however, who and what?

  2. Graham Parrington and his team:

    It took maybe 15-20 minutes for the team to situate a second rope team.

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    a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease
    • A. ultimo
    • B. articulate
    • C. equivalent
    • D. epidemic

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