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  1. located; placed.
  2. 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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Origin of situated

First recorded in 1550–60; situate + -ed2
Related formsun·sit·u·at·ed, adjectivewell-sit·u·at·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for well-situated

Historical Examples of well-situated

  • In an hour and a half we arrived at his fine and well-situated castle.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • In this well-situated tenement, Mr Cophagus got on swimmingly.

  • Some one hundred and twenty buildings, commodious and well-situated, were the result of these efforts.

    The Vaudois of Piedmont

    John Napper Worsfold

  • Still, we have done all that it is necessary to do, and next year we will be well-situated.

    The Spell of the White Sturgeon

    James Arthur Kjelgaard

  • It is thus, that a fertile and well-situated land is called the favorite of nature.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10)

    Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

British Dictionary definitions for well-situated


adjective (well situated when postpositive)
  1. having a good position or sitea well-situated airport
  2. in a good position or situation to carry something outhe was well situated as president
  3. having sufficient funds; well-off
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