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English verb: situate

1. situate (stative) determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey

SamplesOur sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space.
Locate the boundaries of the property.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)ascertain, determine, find, find out

Narrower (hyponym)acquire, base, localise, localize, map, place, radiolocate

2. situate (contact) put (something somewhere) firmly

SamplesShe posited her hand on his shoulder.
Deposit the suitcase on the bench.
Fix your eyes on this spot.

Synonymsdeposit, fix, posit

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set

Narrower (hyponym)bury, sediment

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