What is the meaning of situated?


  • 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"
  • Put (something somewhere) firmly.
    • usage: "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"


  • 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). situated. Retrieved May 26, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/situated/definitions/1183625
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