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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


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