What is the meaning of located?


  • Discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining.
    • usage: "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest"; "My search turned up nothing"
  • Determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey.
    • usage: "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Locate the boundaries of the property"
  • Assign a location to.
    • usage: "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
  • Take up residence and become established.
    • usage: "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"


  • Situated in a particular spot or position.
    • usage: "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank"
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APAWordNet. (2010). located. Retrieved May 22, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/located/definitions/1177694
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "located" http://smartdefine.org/located/definitions/1177694 (accessed May 22, 2018).
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MLAWordNet. "located" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 May 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/located/definitions/1177694>
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