[ loh-keyt, loh-keyt ]
/ ˈloʊ keɪt, loʊˈkeɪt /
verb (used with object), lo·cat·ed, lo·cat·ing.
to identify or discover the place or location of: to locate the bullet wound.
to set, fix, or establish in a position, situation, or locality; place; settle: to locate our European office in Paris.
to assign or ascribe a particular location to (something), as by knowledge or opinion: Some scholars locate the Garden of Eden in Babylonia.
to survey and enter a claim to a tract of land; take possession of land.
verb (used without object), lo·cat·ed, lo·cat·ing.
to establish one's business or residence in a place; settle.
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Origin of locate
lo·cat·a·ble, adjectivein·ter·lo·cate, verb (used with object), in·ter·lo·cat·ed, in·ter·lo·cat·ing.pre·lo·cate, verb, pre·lo·cat·ed, pre·lo·cat·ing.self-lo·cat·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for locatable
/ (ləʊˈkeɪt) /
(tr) to discover the position, situation, or whereabouts of; find
(tr; often passive) to situate or placelocated on the edge of the city
(intr) to become established or settled
Derived Formslocatable, adjectivelocater, noun
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