- located; placed.
- placed in a particular position or condition, especially with reference to the possession of money: The inheritance leaves them well situated.
Origin of situated
- to put in or on a particular site or place; locate.
- Archaic. located; placed; situated.
Origin of situate
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Examples from the Web for situated
Situated in hipster Hackney, the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History opens to the public on Wednesday.Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum
November 11, 2014
One Street Museum is dedicated to the picturesque old Kiev street called Andriyivskyy Descent, on which it is situated.The Ukrainian Face Collector Launches an Exhibition in Kiev
August 21, 2014
Situated at 5,400 feet, it's encircled by jagged peaks that make you feel you're cupped inside a caldera.Big-Sky West Texas: A Road Trip Through Hidden America
Condé Nast Traveler
March 18, 2014
Laghman, situated on one of the main Taliban infiltration routes to and from Pakistan, is a hotbed of insurgent activity.Afghanistan: the Taliban’s War on Women
December 12, 2012
Iran is situated on a fault line and people are scared of a Fukushima type of situation happening.Shirin Ebadi Interview: Iran’s Voice of Reason on Nuke Talks
April 15, 2012
She would know for herself just how she was situated financially.Her Father's Daughter
It is situated at the foot of the Mount of Olives, on the way to Jericho.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II
Francis Augustus Cox
Strother explained how he was situated, and stated that he hoped to have the money next week.Heroes of the Telegraph
This was a vine-covered arbor, situated at the back of the institution.Frank Roscoe's Secret
It is situated under the gallery of the Louvre, in the Place du Carrousel.Self-Help
- (tr; often passive) to allot a site to; place; locate
- (now used esp in legal contexts) situated; located
Word Origin and History for situated
early 15c., "to place in a particular state or condition," from Medieval Latin situatus, past participle of situare "to place, locate," from Latin situs "a place, position" (see site). Related: Situated; situating.
1520s, now obsolete, adjective from Late Latin situatus, past participle of situare (see situate (v.)).