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Noun: locating  low'key-ting
  1. The act of putting something in a certain place
    - placement, location, position, positioning, emplacement
  2. A determination of the place where something is
    - localization, localisation [Brit], location, fix
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

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

Encyclopedia: Locating