locate - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb 

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/ləʊˈkeɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theylocate
he/she/itlocates
present participlelocating
past tenselocated
past participlelocated
  1. 1
    [transitive] to find out the exact place where someone or something is

    Engineers are still trying to locate the fault.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to establish something in a particular place

    The company wants to locate the factory on land near the railway.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to become established in a particular place