adverb or adjective

: at a particular place especially of business
printed on-site
on-site day care
on-site inspections
on-site parking

Examples of on-site in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The contract paid Freedland’s firm $25 million to provide on-site physicians emergency care and specialty clinic services at all seven county jails. Jeff McDonald, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 May 2024 After securing the scene, authorities from the Tonto Rim Search and Rescue team remained on-site overnight Wednesday, according to the news release. Rey Covarrubias Jr., The Arizona Republic, 10 May 2024 The new owners are currently transitioning on-site signage, the ranch website and phone numbers to reflect the name change. Jenna Prestininzi, Detroit Free Press, 9 May 2024 Some on-site biologists also noted that the pupfish appeared to be in good condition and were very active. Laura Baisas, Popular Science, 9 May 2024 The developer also said that requests for changes to office space at the complex were a nonstarter since some of the project’s public funding is contingent upon providing on-site property management and support services. Kate Talerico, The Mercury News, 9 May 2024 The typical traveler often factors in features like a property’s location, the number of beds in a room, and the on-site spa and restaurant to decide which place to book. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 May 2024 Another three batteries will be on-site as backups. Katie Bain, Billboard, 8 May 2024 Investigation underway, no injuries reported The Federal Railroad Administration is looking into the cause of the derailment, telling USA TODAY that safety personnel, along with other National Transportation Safety Board representatives, are on-site in Gallup to conduct the investigation. USA TODAY, 29 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of on-site was in 1946

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Cite this Entry

“On-site.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on-site. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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