Definition of Locating in English :

Define Locating in English

Locating meaning in English

Meaning of Locating in English

Pronunciation of Locating in English

Locating pronunciation in English

Pronounce Locating in English


see synonyms of locating


1. emplacement, locating, location, placement, position, positioning

the act of putting something in a certain place

2. fix, localisation, localization, locating, location

a determination of the place where something is

Example Sentences:
'he got a good fix on the target'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of locating
1. (transitive)
to discover the position, situation, or whereabouts of; find
2. (tr; often passive)
to situate or place
located on the edge of the city
3. (intransitive)
to become established or settled

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see synonyms of locating
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈloˌcated or ˈloˌcating
to mark off or designate the site of (a mining claim, etc.)
to establish in a certain place
offices located downtown
to discover the position of after a search
to locate a lost object
to show the position of
to locate Guam on a map
to assign to a particular place, function, occupation, etc.
verb intransitive
6.  US, Informal
to make one's home or headquarters; settle
to locate in Boston

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see synonyms of locating
v. lo·cat·ed, lo·cat·ing, lo·cates
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.
To become established; settle: new businesses that have located in town.

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