locate

[ loh-keyt, loh-keyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF locate
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOCATE

At a place which I cannot locate our German conductors were exchanged for French conductors.

He tensed, straining his ears for any movement that might locate the hidden foe.

In the meantime our present work must be to endeavor to locate their cache.

Its use will help to locate the plant in hand in the genus to which it belongs.

There was a change somewhere, and he was trying to locate it.

If we locate your brother then we'll send him a ticket to Boston and some money.

Didn't expect to locate you, though, in this end of the ship.

"They'd locate the softness in t'other head of the two, Sam," he suggested.

He had to locate a patrol boat or a British ship of some other class.

Unable to locate “partnery” nor “tucu-tucu”, but they have been left as in the original.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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