英 ['sɪtʃʊeɪt; -tjʊ-]
来自拉丁语 situare,放置，位于，坐落，来自 situs,地点，位置，词源同 site.
- situate:  Situate, originally an adjective, goes back to late Latin situātus ‘placed’, a derivative of Latin situs ‘position’ (from which English gets site ). This probably originated as a noun use of situs, the past participle of sinere ‘allow’, hence ‘allow to stay’, hence ‘put’.
- 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" (see site). Related: Situated; situating.
- situate (adj.)
- 1520s, now obsolete, adjective from Late Latin situatus, past participle of situare (see situate (v.)).
- 1. Let me try and situate the events in their historical context.
- 2. They are trying to decide where to situate the hospital.
- 3. How do we situate Christianity in the context of modern physics and psychology?
- 4. He can't situate his recollection in any place or at any time.
- 5. The council are trying to decide where to situate the new hospital.
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