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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.


Synonymslocate


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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