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See also: sítuate
- scituate (hyper‐correct, obsolete)
- (verb) IPA(key): /ˈsɪt͡ʃ.u.eɪt/, /ˈsɪt.ju.eɪt/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- (adjective) IPA(key): /ˈsɪt͡ʃ.u.ət/, /ˈsɪt.ju.ət/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- Hyphenation: sit‧u‧ate
- (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.
- 2018, James Lambert, “Setting the Record Straight: An In-depth Examination of Hobson-Jobson”, in International Journal of Lexicography, volume 31, number 4, →DOI, page 487:
- Other critiques have not focussed on the lexicography but rather have situated Hobson-Jobson within a larger postcolonialist critique of the British imperial project.
- 2018, Nicole Seymour, Bad Environmentalism, page 7:
- In the following sections, I situate my work more explicitly within several contemporary contexts.
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.
- (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:, II.ii.3:
- Wadley in Berkshire is situate in a vale, though not so fertile a soil as some vales afford […].
- 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.
- 1917, Miscellanea Genealogica Et Heraldica, page 218:
- [...] graunted unto ye sayd Arthure Herrys for his Creast on the heaulme a Stagges head losengy couppe siluer & gules horned gold situate on a wreathe gold & azure mantelled gules doubled siluer which togither w ye sayd ancient Armes viz […] In the yere of our Lord God MCCCCClxxviij […]
- 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, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
- “situate”, in The Century Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.
- “situate”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.
situate f pl
- (Classical) IPA(key): /si.tuˈaː.te/, [s̠ɪt̪uˈäːt̪ɛ]
- (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /si.tuˈa.te/, [sit̪uˈäːt̪e]