Pronunciation: /ˈsɪtʃʊeɪt , -tjʊ-/[with object and adverbial of place]
- 1Fix or build (something) in a certain place or position: the pilot light is usually situated at the front of the boiler (as adjective, with submodifier situated) a conveniently situated hotelMore example sentences
- The stations studio is situated on the dumpsite close to the homes of the participating children.
- The church is situated in an imposing position overlooking the village of Kildavin.
- The school is situated in an enviable position next to the River Thames.
- 1.1Put in context; describe the circumstances surrounding (something): it is necessary to situate these ideas in the wider context of the class structureMore example sentences
- Articulating one's practice and situating it in context comes more naturally to some than to others.
- Broken into extremely short chapters, the text focuses on the lives of these individuals, but provides little historical context with which to situate these case studies.
- I will initially sketch a context to help situate the care of dementia patients and the termination of their treatment.
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪtʃʊət , -tjʊət/Law or • archaic Back to top
late Middle English: from medieval Latin situat- 'placed', from the verb situare, from Latin situs 'site'.