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Definition 1: put (something somewhere) firmly - [verb of contact]

Samples where situate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She posited her hand on his shoulder
  • deposit the suitcase on the bench
  • fix your eyes on this spot

Synonyms for situate in the sense of this definition

(situate is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

(... is a kind of situate ) place in the earth and cover with soil

"They buried the stolen goods"

(... is a kind of situate ) deposit as a sediment

Definition 2: determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey - [verb of stative]

Samples where situate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space
  • Locate the boundaries of the property

Synonyms for situate in the sense of this definition

(situate is a kind of ...) establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study

"find the product of two numbers" "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize"

(... is a kind of situate ) locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar

(... is a kind of situate ) locate by means of radar

"The pilot managed to radiolocate the lost aircraft"

(... is a kind of situate ) locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences

"map the genes"

(... is a kind of situate ) identify the location or place of

"We localized the source of the infection"

(... is a kind of situate ) situate as a center of operations

"we will base this project in the new lab"

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