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English noun: location

1. location a point or extent in space


Broader (hypernym)object, physical object


Narrower (hyponym)base, bilocation, Earth, east, here, home, home, jungle, line, mountain pass, north, northeast, northwest, notch, outer space, part, pass, point, region, region, seat, sodom, somewhere, south, southeast, southwest, space, space, there, west, whereabouts


Part meronyminfinite, space

2. location (act) the act of putting something in a certain place


Synonymsemplacement, locating, placement, position, positioning


Broader (hypernym)activity


Narrower (hyponym)apposition, collocation, fingering, implantation, interposition, intervention, juxtaposition, orientation, planting, repositioning, set, stratification, superposition, superposition

3. location (act) a determination of the place where something is


SamplesHe got a good fix on the target.


Synonymsfix, localisation, localization, locating


Broader (hypernym)determination, finding


Narrower (hyponym)echo sounding, echolocation

4. location (artifact) a workplace away from a studio at which some or all of a movie may be made


SamplesThey shot the film on location in Nevada.


Broader (hypernym)work, workplace


Antonymsstudio









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