Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb locate

4 senses of locate

Sense 1
locate, turn up -- (discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining; "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?"; "My search turned up nothing")
       => find, regain -- (come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!")

Sense 2
situate, locate -- (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")
       => determine, find, find out, ascertain -- (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")

Sense 3
locate, place, site -- (assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles")
       => station, post, send, place -- (assign to a station)

Sense 4
settle, locate -- (take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest")

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