In The Buenos Aires Quintet, he is trying to locate his missing cousin at the behest of his uncle.
It was enough for him to locate it; he did not venture there.
The police have not been able to locate where Steven has Laura imprisoned.
I knew immediately where to locate my benighted family and growing restlessness.
They can locate and track potential suspects through a variety of high-tech and low-tech means.
"Well, if you locate that mine before we do, don't you dare to remove any of my uncle's landmarks," returned Roger.
At a place which I cannot locate our German conductors were exchanged for French conductors.
We tried to get them to locate in our town, but they went back to school.'
He tensed, straining his ears for any movement that might locate the hidden foe.
Develop the strength of this enemy and locate his exact position.
1650s, "to establish oneself in a place, settle," from Latin locatus, past participle of locare "to place, put, set, dispose, arrange," from locus "a place" (see locus). Sense of "mark the limits of a place" (especially a land grant) is attested from 1739 in American English; this developed to "establish (something) in a place" (1807) and "to find out the place of" (1882, American English). Related: Located; locating.