Associations to the word «Situate»


SITUATE, verb. To place on or into a physical location. Most commonly used adjectivally in past participle.
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.
SITUATE, adjective. (now rare) Situated.

Dictionary definition

SITUATE, 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".
SITUATE, verb. Put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot".

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