HyperDic: locate

English > 4 senses of the word locate:
VERBpossessionlocate, turn updiscover the location of
stativelocate, situatedetermine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
possessionlocate, place, siteassign a location to
changelocate, settletake up residence and become established
locate > pronunciation
Soundslow'key.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > locate: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningDiscover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?"
Synonymturn up
Narrowerpinpoint, nailLocate exactly
unearthBring to light
Broaderfind, regaincome upon after searching
Similar toexcavate, dig up, turn upFind by digging in the ground
Spanishdescubrir, desenterrar, localizar
Catalandescobrir, desenterrar, localitzar
Nounslocationa point or extent in space
locationa determination of the place where something is
English > locate: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningDetermine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"
  • "Locate the boundaries of the property"
Synonymsituate
Narroweracquirelocate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
baseSituate as a center of operations
mapLocate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences
place, localize, localiseidentify the location or place of
radiolocateLocate by means of radar
Broaderdetermine, find, find out, ascertainEstablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment / experiment, survey, or study
Spanishemplazar, enclavar, localizar, situar, ubicar
Catalanenclavar, localitzar, situar, ubicar
Nounslocationa point or extent in space
locationa determination of the place where something is
locator, locatera person who fixes the boundaries of land claims
English > locate: 4 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningAssign a location to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
Synonymsplace, site
Broaderstation, post, send, placeAssign to a station / station
Spanishdepositar, enclavar, ubicar
Catalandepositar, ubicar
Nounslocationa point or extent in space
locationthe act of putting something in a certain place
English > locate: 4 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningtake up residence and become established.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsettle
Entailsmovechange residence, affiliation, or place of employment
Narrowercolonize, coloniseSettle as colonists or establish a colony (in)
resettleSettle in a new place
Spanishafincar, asentar, dirimir, poblar, trasladarse, traslladar-se
Catalanafincar, dirimir, poblar, traslladar-se
Nounslocationa point or extent in space
locationthe act of putting something in a certain place

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