Associations to the word «Locate»


LOCATE, verb. (transitive) To place; to set in a particular spot or position.
LOCATE, verb. (transitive) To find out where something is located.
LOCATE, verb. (transitive) 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 (Note: the designation may be purely descriptive: it need not be prescriptive.)
LOCATE, verb. (intransitive) (colloquial) To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle.

Dictionary definition

LOCATE, verb. 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".
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".
LOCATE, verb. Assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles".
LOCATE, verb. Take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest".

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