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Verb: locate  low'keyt or 'low,keyt
  1. Discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining
    "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?";
    - turn up
     
  2. Determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
    "Locate the boundaries of the property"; "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space";
    - situate
     
  3. Assign a location to
    "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles";
    - place, site
     
  4. Take up residence and become established
    "The immigrants located in the Midwest";
    - settle

Derived forms: located, locating, locates

Type of: ascertain, determine, find, find out, place, post, regain, send, station

Encyclopedia: Locate