Complete Definition of "locate"

English

Etymology
From L. locatus, past participle of locare to place, from locus place. See local

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-locate.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪt|-eɪt

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb|locat|ing

  1. To place; to set in a particular spot or position

#:The captives and emigrants whom he brought with him were located in the trans-Tiberine quarter - :w:Brooke Foss Westcott|B. F. Westcott

  1. To designate the site or place of; to define the limits of; as, to locate a public building; to locate a mining claim; to locate (the land granted by) a land warrant

#:That part of the body in which the sense of touch is located - :w:Spencer (surname)#H|H. Spencer

Translations

French: situer, placer
Swedish: placera (1)

Intransitive verb
en-verb|locat|ing

  1. colloquial To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle.

Translations

Ido: lok-izar
French: se poser


Italian

Verb
locate

  1. form of|second-person|Second-person plural present tense|locare#Italian|locare|lang=Italian
  2. form of|Second-person plural imperative|locare#Italian|locare|lang=Italian
  3. form of|feminine|Feminine plural|locato

Category:Italian past participle forms
Category:Italian verb forms

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