Webster 1913 Edition
situareto place, fr. L.
situssituation, site. See
Having a site, situation, or location; being in a relative position; permanently fixed; placed; located;
as, a town.
situate, on a hill or on the seashore
situatein hill and dale.
☞ Situate is now less used than situated, but both are well authorized.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Seated, placed or standing with respect to any other object; as a city situated on a declivity, or in front of a lake; a town well situated for trade or manufactures; an observatory well situated for observation of the stars. New York is situated in the forty first degree of N. latitude.
2.Placed or being in any state or condition with regard to men or things. Observe how the executor is situated with respect to the heirs.