- (transitive) to discover the position, situation, or whereabouts of; find
- (tr; often passive) to situate or place: located on the edge of the city
- (intransitive) to become established or settled
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
lo•cate /ˈloʊkeɪt, loʊˈkeɪt/USA pronunciation v., -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
find:to locate a missing book.
lo•cat•er, lo•ca•tor, n. [countable]See -loc-.
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locate /ləʊˈkeɪt/ vb
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