AskDefine | Define situate

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1 determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey; "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Locate the boundaries of the property" [syn: locate]
2 put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot" [syn: fix, posit, deposit]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. to place

Derived terms



  1. Feminine plural form of situato


  1. Form of Second-person plural present tense, situare
  2. Form of Second-person plural imperative, situare

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

allocate, assign, collocate, deploy, dispose, emplace, fix, get a fix, home in on, install, localize, locate, navigate, pin down, pinpoint, place, position, put, put in place, set, spot, triangulate, zero in on
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