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locating

[ loh-keyt, loh-keyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF locating

Synonyms for locating

  • discovering
  • establishing
  • finding
  • placement
  • placing
  • spotting
  • unearthing
  • digging up
  • searching out
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOCATING

It consists in locating and exploiting the organ that one is a dupe with.

"You better be thinking about locating that airfield," Stan answered.

When his mind seized its meaning, he had no difficulty in locating the sound.

Tell me, has any progress been made on locating the Waern 'Book of Ancestors'?

Several have tried their hand at locating it, but had to give it up.

Willis could appreciate the idea of locating the illicit press in France.

They all agreed that locating the lost mine would be no easy task.

The Indians, in locating their villages, ever had a keen sense of landscape beauty.

It appears to me that our way for locating the enemy is absurdly simple.

If your father actually succeeded in locating the lode, it is a strike.

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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LOCATING

discoveries

nounfinding, uncovering
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