[v] take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"
[v] 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"
[v] assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
[v] determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of; "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Can you locate China on the map?"