Definitions for: Locate

[v] take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"
[v] 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"
[v] assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
[v] determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of; "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Can you locate China on the map?"

Webster (1913) Definition: Lo"cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Located; p. pr. & vb. n.
Locating.] [L. locatus, p. p. of locare to place, fr. locus
place. See Local.]
1. 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.

2. 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.

That part of the body in which the sense of touch is
located. --H. Spencer.

Lo"cate, v. i.
To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle.

Synonyms: place, settle, site, situate, turn up

See Also: ascertain, base, colonise, colonize, determine, find, find, find out, localise, localize, map, move, nail, pinpoint, place, post, radiolocate, regain, resettle, send, station, unearth

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