situated

adjective

sit·​u·​at·​ed ˈsi-chə-ˌwā-təd How to pronounce situated (audio)
1
: having a site, situation, or location : located
2
: provided with money or possessions
comfortably situated

Examples of situated in a Sentence

The building is situated in the bad part of town. Situated above the valley, the house offers beautiful views. My parents are not rich, but they're comfortably situated.
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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of situated was in the 15th century

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“Situated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/situated. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

situated

adjective
sit·​u·​at·​ed
ˈsich-ə-ˌwāt-əd
1
: placed in a site or situation
2
: provided with money or possessions
not rich but comfortably situated
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