interlocate

locate

[loh-keyt, loh-keyt]
verb (used with object), located, locating.
1.
to identify or discover the place or location of: to locate the bullet wound.
2.
to set, fix, or establish in a position, situation, or locality; place; settle: to locate our European office in Paris.
3.
to assign or ascribe a particular location to (something), as by knowledge or opinion: Some scholars locate the Garden of Eden in Babylonia.
4.
to survey and enter a claim to a tract of land; take possession of land.
verb (used without object), located, locating.
5.
to establish one's business or residence in a place; settle.

Origin:
1645–55, Americanism; < Latin locātus, past participle of locāre to put in a given position, place; see locus, -ate1

locatable, adjective
interlocate, verb (used with object), interlocated, interlocating.
prelocate, verb, prelocated, prelocating.
self-locating, adjective
unlocated, adjective
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locate (ləʊˈkeɪt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to discover the position, situation, or whereabouts of; find
2.  (tr; often passive) to situate or place: located on the edge of the city
3.  (intr) to become established or settled
 
lo'catable
 
adj
 
lo'cater
 
n

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locate
1650s, "to establish oneself in a place, settle," from L. locatus, pp. of locare "to place," from locus "a place" (see locus). Sense of "mark the limits of a place" (especially a land grant) is attested from 1739 in Amer.Eng.; this developed to "establish (something) in a
place" (1807) and "to find out the place of" (1882, Amer.Eng.).
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