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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

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

If you want me to sing this Christmas song with the feeling and the meaning, you better see if you can locate that check.
Mahalia Jackson

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

If you are a writer you locate yourself behind a wall of silence and no matter what you are doing, driving a car or walking or doing housework you can still be writing, because you have that space.
Joyce Carol Oates

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
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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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