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site

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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

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

  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 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

Full Definition of site

sit·edsit·ing

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

15th Century

First Known Use of site

15th century


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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