located


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

lo·cate

 (lō′kāt′, lō-kāt′)
v. lo·cat·ed, lo·cat·ing, lo·cates
v.tr.
1. To determine or specify the position or limits of: locate Albany on the map; managed to locate the site of the old artists' colony.
2. To find by searching, examining, or experimenting: locate the source of error.
3. To place at a certain location; station or situate: locate an agent in Rochester.
v.intr.
To become established; settle: new businesses that have located in town.

[Latin locāre, locāt-, to place, from locus, place.]

lo′cat′a·ble adj.
lo′cat′er n.

located

(ləʊˈkeɪtɪd)
adj
having a particular location
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.located - situated in a particular spot or position; "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank"
settled - established in a desired position or place; not moving about; "nomads...absorbed among the settled people"; "settled areas"; "I don't feel entirely settled here"; "the advent of settled civilization"

located

adjective situated, placed, positioned, sited The restaurant is located near the cathedral.
Translations

located

[ləʊˈkeɪtɪd] adj (= situated) → situé(e)
The restaurant is located near the cathedral → Le restaurant est situé près de la cathédrale.
well-located buildings → des immeubles bien situés
References in classic literature ?
Her story was as full of desperation and despair as her limited acquaintance with those uncomfortable emotions enabled her to make it, and having located it in Lisbon, she wound up with an earthquake, as a striking and appropriate denouement.
Such rejected or condemned animals shall at once be removed by the owners from the pens containing animals which have been inspected and found to be free from disease and fit for human food, and shall be disposed of in accordance with the laws, ordinances, and regulations of the state and municipality in which said rejected or condemned animals are located.
Madame de Thoux and she, thus drawn together by the singular coincidence of their fortunes, proceeded immediately to Canada, and began a tour of inquiry among the stations, where the numerous fugitives from slavery are located.
He cocked his head to one side, shut one eye and put the other one to the hole, like a possum looking down a jug; then he glanced up with his bright eyes, gave a wink or two with his wings--which signifies gratification, you understand--and says, 'It looks like a hole, it's located like a hole--blamed if I don't believe it IS a hole
He may establish a universal code, so that all persons of importance in the United States shall have call-numbers by which they may instantly be located, as books are in a library.
1865, after many hardships and privations, we located the most remarkable gold-bearing quartz vein that our wildest dreams had ever pictured.
His weak eyes roved hither and thither but it was his keen scent and acute hearing which first located the ape-man.
Sir Walter Scott = British novelist and poet (1771-1832), often compared with Cooper--I have not located his definition of "vulgar"}
My physician, having recovered from the fatigues of his exertions, as if anxious to make amends for the pain to which he had subjected me, now took some herbs out of a little wallet that was suspended from his waist, and moistening them in water, applied them to the inflamed part, stooping over it at the same time, and either whispering a spell, or having a little confidential chat with some imaginary demon located in the calf of my leg.
Often he would go a mile north only to have to wander to another end of the farm before he located them.
The artillery of the West country and the Irish had located the great enemy battery, and were pounding it to pieces.
Their eyes are very close set, but do not protrude as do those of the green men of Mars; their ears are high set, but more laterally located than are the green men's, while their snouts and teeth are much like those of our African gorilla.