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situated

[ sich-oo-ey-tid ]
/ ˈsɪtʃ uˌeɪ tɪd /
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adjective

located; placed.
placed in a particular position or condition, especially with reference to the possession of money: The inheritance leaves them well situated.

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RELATED WORDS

placed, parked, established, set, occupying, fixed, settled, stationed

Nearby words

sitting tenant, sitting trot, sittwe, situ, situate, situated, situation, situation comedy, situation ethics, situation room, situational

Origin of situated

First recorded in 1550–60; situate + -ed2
Related formsun·sit·u·at·ed, adjectivewell-sit·u·at·ed, adjective

Definition for situated (2 of 2)

situate

[ 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.

adjective

Archaic. located; placed; situated.

Origin of situate

1515–25; < Late Latin situātus situated, equivalent to Latin situ-, stem of situs site + -ātus -ate1
SYNONYMS FOR situate
Related formsin·ter·sit·u·ate, verb (used with object), in·ter·sit·u·at·ed, in·ter·sit·u·at·ing.re·sit·u·ate, verb (used with object), re·sit·u·at·ed, re·sit·u·at·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for situated

situate

/ (ˈsɪtjʊˌeɪt) /

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 situāre to position, from Latin situs a site
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