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English definition of “situate”

situate

verb [T usually + adv/prep]     /ˈsɪt.ju.eɪt/ formal
to put something in a particular position: They plan to situate the bus stop at the corner of the road. To understand this issue, it must first be situated in its context.Placing and positioning an object
(Definition of situate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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