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locate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of locate

  1. to come upon after searching, study, or effort <we were finally able to locate the missing cat, who had been sleeping in the closet the whole time> Synonyms ascertain, descry, detect, determine, dig out, dig up, discover, dredge (up), ferret (out), find out, get, hit (on or upon), hunt (down or up), learn, find, nose out, root (out), rout (out), rummage, run down, scare up, scout (up), track (down), turn upRelated Words espy, sight, spot; look for, search (for or out), seekNear Antonyms lose, mislay, misplace, missetAntonyms miss, overlook, pass over





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