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Definitions of locate

  1. To place; to set in a particular spot or position. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To place in a particular spot; mark out and determine the position of. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To place: to set in a particular position: to designate the place of. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To place; as sign the place of. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To place in a particular spot; localize. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Colloquially, to settle. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. To set in a particular spot or position; to select, survey, and settle the hounds of a particular tract of land; to fix on the site of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. To set in a particular place or position; in U. S., to select or survey for settlement. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for locate

  1. The laughter of children comes as far, nor can you readily locate the direction. – Old Plymouth Trails by Winthrop Packard
  2. He continued to call to the German, and while he received an answer each time, he could not locate the man. – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
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