Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

  • Word of the Day
    carouse

    k@ raUz

    intransitive verb
    to revel in a boisterous and drunken manner.
    They’d been carousing in the bar and were now staggering home, still singing and shouting.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    notify

    no tih faI

    transitive verb
    to give notice to; tell or inform, esp. formally.
    The contest judges notified the winners by mail.
    Who should we notify in case of an emergency?
    The landlord notified the tenants that the water would be shut off in the morning.

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Jan
08
2014

locate

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

lo keIt

transitive verb
definition 1:  to find the position or place of.
example:  Can you locate the town on the map?

definition 2:  to set in a certain place; situate.
example:  They decided to locate their business in the city.

definition 3:  to give a position or association to.
example:  I would locate her among the later Impressionists.

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