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noun \ˈsīt\

Simple Definition of site

  • : the place where something (such as a building) is, was, or will be located

  • : a place where something important has happened

  • : a place that is used for a particular activity

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of site

  1. 1a :  the spatial location of an actual or planned structure or set of structures (as a building, town, or monuments)b :  a space of ground occupied or to be occupied by a building

  2. 2a :  the place, scene, or point of an occurrence or event <a picnic site>b :  one or more Internet addresses at which an individual or organization provides information to others <an FTP site>; especially :  web site

Examples of site in a sentence

  1. Hard hats must be worn on the construction site.

  2. They visited the site of their future house.

  3. The company has chosen a new site for its office building.

  4. the site of the battle

  5. Federal investigators combed through the crash site.



Origin and Etymology of site

Middle English, place, position, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French sit, site, from Latin situs, from sinere to leave, allow


First Known Use: 14th century

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site

transitive verb

Simple Definition of site

  • : to place or build (something) in a particular location

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of site

sited

siting

  1. :  to place on a site or in position :  locate

15th Century

First Known Use of site

15th century



SITE Defined for Kids

site

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noun \ˈsīt\

Definition of site for Students

  1. 1 :  the place where something (as a town or event) is found or took place <a famous battle site>

  2. 2 :  the space of ground a building rests upon

  3. 3 :  web site




Medical Dictionary

site

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noun \ˈsīt\

Medical Definition of site

  1. :  the place, scene, or point of something <the site of inflammation>—see active site




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