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sit·u·ate

 (sĭch′o͞o-āt′)
tr.v. sit·u·at·ed, sit·u·at·ing, sit·u·ates
1. To place in a certain spot or position; locate: The statue is situated in the center of the fountain.
2. To place in a given context, category, or set of circumstances: "It was hard for him to situate her in any of the usual categories reserved for women" (Jane Urquhart).
adj. (-ĭt, -āt′) Archaic
Situated.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin situāre, situāt-, to place, from Latin situs, location; see tkei- in Indo-European roots.]

situate

(ˈsɪtjʊˌeɪt)
vb
(tr; often passive) to allot a site to; place; locate
adj
(Law) (now used esp in legal contexts) situated; located
[C16: from Late Latin situāre to position, from Latin situs a site]

sit•u•ate

(v. ˈsɪtʃ uˌeɪt; adj. -ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to put in or on a particular site or place; locate; establish.
adj.
2. Archaic. located; placed; situated.
[1515–25; < Late Latin situātus situated = Latin situ-, s. of situs site + -ātus -ate1]

situate


Past participle: situated
Gerund: situating

Imperative
situate
situate
Present
I situate
you situate
he/she/it situates
we situate
you situate
they situate
Preterite
I situated
you situated
he/she/it situated
we situated
you situated
they situated
Present Continuous
I am situating
you are situating
he/she/it is situating
we are situating
you are situating
they are situating
Present Perfect
I have situated
you have situated
he/she/it has situated
we have situated
you have situated
they have situated
Past Continuous
I was situating
you were situating
he/she/it was situating
we were situating
you were situating
they were situating
Past Perfect
I had situated
you had situated
he/she/it had situated
we had situated
you had situated
they had situated
Future
I will situate
you will situate
he/she/it will situate
we will situate
you will situate
they will situate
Future Perfect
I will have situated
you will have situated
he/she/it will have situated
we will have situated
you will have situated
they will have situated
Future Continuous
I will be situating
you will be situating
he/she/it will be situating
we will be situating
you will be situating
they will be situating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been situating
you have been situating
he/she/it has been situating
we have been situating
you have been situating
they have been situating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been situating
you will have been situating
he/she/it will have been situating
we will have been situating
you will have been situating
they will have been situating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been situating
you had been situating
he/she/it had been situating
we had been situating
you had been situating
they had been situating
Conditional
I would situate
you would situate
he/she/it would situate
we would situate
you would situate
they would situate
Past Conditional
I would have situated
you would have situated
he/she/it would have situated
we would have situated
you would have situated
they would have situated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.situate - 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"
ascertain, determine, find out, find - 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"
acquire - locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
radiolocate - locate by means of radar; "The pilot managed to radiolocate the lost aircraft"
map - locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences; "map the genes"
localise, localize, place - identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection"
base - situate as a center of operations; "we will base this project in the new lab"
2.situate - put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
bury - place in the earth and cover with soil; "They buried the stolen goods"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - 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"
sediment - deposit as a sediment

situate

verb locate, set, base, position, site The pain was situated above and below the eyes.

situate

verb
To put in or assign to a certain position or location:
Translations

situate

[ˈsɪtjʊeɪt] VTsituar, ubicar (esp LAm)
a pleasantly situated houseuna casa bien situada or ubicada
the bank is situated in the high streetel banco está situado or ubicado or se encuentra en la calle principal
how are you situated for money? (fig) → ¿cómo vas or andas de dinero?

situate

[ˈsɪtʃueɪt] vtsituer

situate

vtlegen

situate

[ˈsɪtjʊˌeɪt] vtcollocare, situare
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