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Definition of Locate


  1. To place; to set in a particular spot or position.
  2. To designate the site or place of; to define the limits of; as, to locate a public building; to locate a mining claim; to locate (the land granted by) a land warrant.
  3. To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle.

Locate Quotations

Museums are managers of consciousness. They give us an interpretation of history, of how to view the world and locate ourselves in it. They are, if you want to put it in positive terms, great educational institutions. If you want to put it in negative terms, they are propaganda machines.
Hans Haacke

It is a well-documented fact that guys will not ask for directions. This is a biological thing. This is why it takes several million sperm cells... to locate a female egg, despite the fact that the egg is, relative to them, the size of Wisconsin.
Dave Barry

It's true, I had hacked into a lot of companies, and took copies of the source code to analyze it for security bugs. If I could locate security bugs, I could become better at hacking into their systems. It was all towards becoming a better hacker.
Kevin Mitnick

The more specific and measurable your goal, the more quickly you will be able to identify, locate, create, and implement the use of the necessary resources for its achievement.
Charles J. Givens

When you locate good in yourself, approve of it with determination. When you locate evil in yourself, despise it as something detestable.
Xun Zi
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Locate Translations

locate in Afrikaans is plaas
locate in Dutch is situeren, leggen, plaatsen
locate in French is localisons, situer, localisez, localisent, placer
locate in German is fixieren, orten, auffinden, lokalisieren
locate in Italian is mettere, localizzare, accertare, mettere
locate in Norwegian is plassere, lokalisere
locate in Portuguese is localize
locate in Spanish is localizar, sentar
locate in Swedish is lokalisera
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