situate

Part of speech: verb

To fix a site for; locate.

Part of speech: adjective

Situated.

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Usage examples "situate":

  1. When he thus spoke we were come opposite a small, rude dwelling situate in one corner of a pasture wherein even a sheep would have found it difficult to satisfy its hunger, and in the door of this building stood a motherly looking old woman, her hands on her hips, and her eyes fixed on us in curiosity, as I fancied. - "The Minute Boys of Boston", James Otis.
  2. Being in direct opposition to the spirit and meaning of the Clayton and Bulwer treaty as understood in the United States, the Senate rejected the entire clause, and substituted in its stead a simple recognition of the sovereign right of Honduras to these islands in the following language: The two contracting parties do hereby mutually engage to recognize and respect the islands of Ruatan, Bonaco, Utila, Barbaretta, Helena, and Moral, situate in the Bay of Honduras and off the coast of the Republic of Honduras, as under the sovereignty and as part of the said Republic of Honduras. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. The things I really need- workshops, guardhouses, my arsenal- I've had to situate back behind the zenana, near where the servingwomen stay. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.