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  Definition of Locate
  1. take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"
  2. discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining; "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?"; "My search turned up nothing"
  3. assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
  4. determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey; "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Locate the boundaries of the property"
Similar Words: settle, turn up, place, site, situate

 

Hyponyms: colonize, colonise, resettle, unearth, pinpoint, nail, acquire, radiolocate, map, place, localize, localise

 

Grouped Verbs: excavate, dig up, turn up

 

Entailments: move

 

Derivational Morphology: placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement, settlement, colony, colonization, colonisation, settler, colonist, localization, localisation, fix, site, land site, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation, property, arrangement, locator, locater

 

Anagrams: Alecto

 

 
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