Locate Definition

lōkāt, lō-kāt
located, locates, locating
located, locates, locating
To mark off or designate the site of (a mining claim, etc.)
Webster's New World
To make one's home or headquarters; settle.
To locate in Boston.
Webster's New World
To find by searching, examining, or experimenting.
Locate the source of error.
American Heritage
To establish in a certain place.
Offices located downtown.
Webster's New World
To show the position of.
To locate Guam on a map.
Webster's New World

Origin of Locate

  • From Latin locātus, past participle of locato (“to place"), from locus (“place")

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin locāre locāt- to place from locus place

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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