locate

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[Lo┬Ěcate]

If you wanted to decide where to locate your car wash, you might locate a spot on a map with lots of traffic, a parking lot, and a ready source of water. Locate means to find or place.

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To place; to set in a particular spot or position.

Verb
take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"

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"

Verb
assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"

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"


v. t.
To place; to set in a particular spot or position.

v. t.
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.

v. i.
To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle.


Locate

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.
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.

Locate

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

To place; to set in a particular spot or position.

To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle.

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Usage Examples

If you are a writer you locate yourself behind a wall of silence and no matter what you are doing, driving a car or walking or doing housework you can still be writing, because you have that space.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

If you want me to sing this Christmas song with the feeling and the meaning, you better see if you can locate that check.

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