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See also: sítuate
- scituate (hyper‐correct, obsolete)
- (transitive) To place on or into a physical location.
- The statue is situated in a corner hardly visible to the public, except through a window from an outside maintenance area situated behind the building.
- (transitive) To place or put into an intangible place or position, such as social, ethical, fictional, etc. Most commonly used adjectivally in past participle and often used figuratively.
- The mayor is situated between probable censure and possible recall.
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.
Translations to be checked
- (now rare) Situated.
- 1624, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 54573970:, II.ii.3:
- Wadley in Berkshire is situate in a vale, though not so fertile a soil as some vales afford […].
- 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost
- Pleasure situate in hill and dale.
- 1938, letter from South African Secretary for Native Affairs to N L Henwood:
- […] the farm Kafferskraal No. 62 is not situate within a released area and its acquisition by the South African Native Trust is consequently not contemplated.
- (heraldry) Situated; located.
- 2013, Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, A Complete Guide To Heraldry, →ISBN:
- The arms of the College of Surgeons in Endinburgh, I fancy, afford the only instance of what is presumably a corpse, the blazon being: "Azure, a man (human body) fesswise between a dexter hand having an eye on the palm issuing out of a cloud downward and a castle situate on a rock proper, within a bordure or charged with several instruments peculiar to the art (sic); on a canton of the first a saltire argent surmounted of a thistle vert, crowned of the third."
- situate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- situate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
- situate at OneLook Dictionary Search
- (Classical) IPA(key): /si.tuˈaː.te/, [s̠ɪ.t̪ʊˈaː.t̪ɛ]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /si.tuˈa.te/, [si.t̪uˈaː.t̪ɛ]