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locate


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Locate  \Lo"cate\,  v.  i. 
  To  place  one's  self  to  take  up  one's  residence;  to  settle. 
  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Locate  \Lo"cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Located};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Locating}.]  [L.  locatus  p.  p.  of  locare  to  place  fr  locus 
  place  See  {Local}.] 
  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.  --B.  F. 
  Westcott 
 
  2.  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.  --H.  Spencer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  locate 
  v  1:  discover  the  location  of  determine  the  place  of  find  by 
  searching  or  examining;  "Can  you  locate  your  cousins  in 
  the  Midwest?"  [syn:  {turn  up}] 
  2:  determine  or  indicate  the  place  site,  or  limits  of  "Our 
  sense  of  sight  enables  us  to  locate  objects  in  space"; 
  "Can  you  locate  China  on  the  map?"  [syn:  {situate}] 
  3:  assign  a  location  to  "The  company  located  some  of  their 
  agents  in  Los  Angeles"  [syn:  {place},  {site}] 
  4:  take  up  residence  and  become  established;  "The  immigrants 
  settled  in  the  Midwest"  [syn:  {settle},  {relocate}] 




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