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Meaning of SITUATE

Pronunciation:  'sichoo`eyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
  2. [v]  determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of; "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Can you locate China on the map?"

SITUATE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: deposit, fix, locate, posit
 See Also: ascertain, bury, determine, find, find out, lay, localise, localize, map, place, place, pose, position, put, radiolocate, sediment, set



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sit"u*ate\ (?; 135), Situated \Sit"u*a`ted\, a. [LL.
    situatus, from situare to place, fr. L. situs situation,
    site. See {Site}.]
    1. Having a site, situation, or location; being in a relative
       position; permanently fixed; placed; located; as, a town
       situated, or situate, on a hill or on the seashore.
    2. Placed; residing.
             Pleasure situate in hill and dale.    --Milton.
    Note: Situate is now less used than situated, but both are
          well authorized.
  2. \Sit"u*ate\, v. t.
    To place. [R.] --Landor.