Lo"cate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Located (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Locating.] [L. locatus, p. p. of locare to place, fr. locus place. See Local.]


To place; to set in a particular spot or position.

The captives and emigrants whom he brought with him were located in the trans-Tiberine quarter. B. F. Westcott.


To designate the site or place of; to define the limits of; as, to locate a public building; to locate a mining claim; to locate (the land granted by) a land warrant.

That part of the body in which the sense of touch is located. H. Spencer.


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Lo"cate, v. i.

To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle.



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