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situate

adjective sit·u·ate \ ˈsi-chə-wət , -ˌwāt ; ˈsich-wət \
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of situate

: having a site : located

Origin and Etymology of situate

Middle English, from Late Latin situatus, from Latin situs


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situate

verb sit·u·ate \ ˈsi-chə-ˌwāt \

Definition of situate

situated; situating
transitive verb
: to place in a site, situation, context, or category : locate

Examples of situate in a Sentence

  1. They decided to situate the new office building near the airport.

  2. We situated ourselves in the seats nearest the exit.

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First Known Use of situate

circa 1532


SITUATE Defined for English Language Learners

situate

verb

Definition of situate for English Language Learners

  • : to place (someone or something) in a particular location



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