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

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)
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

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Word Origin & History

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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Example sentences
To screen out the confounding effects of cosmic rays, though, such experiments
  are best located underground.
And since the keypad is flat, there are no tactile hints as to where the keys
  are located.
Half an hour later an update came: the subject had been located.
The chamber, along with the city's convention and tourism board, wants the
  casino to be located downtown.
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