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Synonyms of locating

Noun


1. placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement, activity

usage: the act of putting something in a certain place

2. localization, localisation, location, locating, fix, determination, finding

usage: a determination of the place where something is; "he got a good fix on the target"

Verb


1. locate, turn up, find, regain

usage: discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining; "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?"; "My search turned up nothing"

2. situate, locate, determine, find, find out, ascertain

usage: determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey; "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Locate the boundaries of the property"

3. locate, place, site, station, post, send, place

usage: assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"

4. settle, locate

usage: take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"

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