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situate (v.)

early 15c., "to place in a particular state or condition," from Medieval Latin situatus, past participle of situare "to place, locate," from Latin situs "a place, position" (from PIE root *tkei- "to settle, dwell, be home"). Related: Situated; situating.

situate (adj.)

1520s, now obsolete, adjective from Late Latin situatus, past participle of situare (see situate (v.)).

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Definitions of situate from WordNet

situate (v.)
determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey;
Synonyms: locate
situate (v.)
put (something somewhere) firmly;
Synonyms: fix / posit / deposit
From wordnet.princeton.edu