To locate is defined as to find something.(verb)
An example of to locate is to find a missing pet.
See locate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L locatus, pp. of locare, to place < locus: see local
See locate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb lo·cat·ed, lo·cat·ing, lo·cates verb, transitive
Origin: Latin locāre, locāt-, to place
Origin: , from locus, place.
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