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situate

[ verb sich-oo-eyt; adjective sich-oo-it, -eyt ]
/ verb 藞s瑟t蕛 u藢e瑟t; adjective 藞s瑟t蕛 u 瑟t, -藢e瑟t /
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verb (used with object), sit路u路at路ed, sit路u路at路ing.
to put in or on a particular site or place; locate.
adjective
Archaic. located; placed; situated.
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Origin of situate

1515鈥25; <Late Latin situ膩tus situated, equivalent to Latin situ-, stem of situssite + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM situate

in路ter路sit路u路ate, verb (used with object), in路ter路sit路u路at路ed, in路ter路sit路u路at路ing.re路sit路u路ate, verb (used with object), re路sit路u路at路ed, re路sit路u路at路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for situate

situate
/ (藞s瑟tj蕣藢e瑟t) /

verb
(tr; often passive) to allot a site to; place; locate
adjective
(now used esp in legal contexts) situated; located

Word Origin for situate

C16: from Late Latin situ膩re to position, from Latin situs a site
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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