[ sich-oo-ey-tid ]
/ ˈsɪtʃ uˌeɪ tɪd /


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

First recorded in 1550–60; situate + -ed2

Related forms

un·sit·u·at·ed, adjectivewell-sit·u·at·ed, adjective

Definition for situated (2 of 2)


[ verb sich-oo-eyt; adjective sich-oo-it, -eyt ]
/ verb ˈsɪtʃ uˌeɪt; adjective ˈsɪtʃ u ɪt, -ˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), sit·u·at·ed, sit·u·at·ing.

to put in or on a particular site or place; locate.


Archaic. located; placed; situated.

Origin of situate

1515–25; < Late Latin situātus situated, equivalent to Latin situ-, stem of situs site + -ātus -ate1

Related forms

in·ter·sit·u·ate, verb (used with object), in·ter·sit·u·at·ed, in·ter·sit·u·at··sit·u·ate, verb (used with object), re·sit·u·at·ed, re·sit·u·at·ing. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for situated

British Dictionary definitions for situated


/ (ˈsɪtjʊˌeɪt) /


(tr; often passive) to allot a site to; place; locate


(now used esp in legal contexts) situated; located

Word Origin for situate

C16: from Late Latin situāre to position, from Latin situs a site
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