web·​site | \ ˈweb-ˌsīt How to pronounce website (audio) \
variants: or Web site or less commonly web site
plural websites or Web sites also web sites

Definition of website

: a group of World Wide Web pages usually containing hyperlinks to each other and made available online by an individual, company, educational institution, government, or organization … call our toll-free number or visit our website. — advertisement in The New York Times Magazine … the NHL's official Web site will be enhanced with what the league promises will be a much greater search capacity and a larger statistical database.Sports Illustrated also : a service or business that operates via a particular website I figured if I could get a website to take a chance on somebody who only had print experience, but had connections and was really good at writing and reporting, then I would be set. — Dara Prant The Ankeny-based software engineer created Vaccine Hunter, a website that aggregates available vaccine appointments at hundreds of vaccine providers across the state and publishes them automatically online. — Michaela Ramm

Examples of website in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Consequently, every variety of at-home COVID-19 test on CVS Pharmacy's website is currently sold out. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 6 Jan. 2022 Rhodes posted on the Oath Keepers website at its founding. Mike Levine, ABC News, 6 Jan. 2022 Whoever wins the initial OpenSea auction for these items will also have their nickname listed on the Konami Memorial NFT website (after the company approves that nickname for appropriateness, of course). Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 6 Jan. 2022 There will be a running list of schools shifting to remote learning on the CPS website. Brook Endale, The Enquirer, 6 Jan. 2022 No such list ever appeared on the White House website. Daniel Dale And Tara Subramaniam, CNN, 6 Jan. 2022 More information is available on the BRIC Foundation website. Terry Flores, Variety, 5 Jan. 2022 More information will be forthcoming on the Forecastle website in the coming days. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 5 Jan. 2022 The BinaxNOW kit, one of the first at-home tests to be authorized by the federal government, was listed on Walmart's website Tuesday for $19.88, up from $14 last month. NBC News, 5 Jan. 2022

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First Known Use of website

1993, in the meaning defined above

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“Website.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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Web site

variants: or website \ ˈweb-​ˌsīt \

Kids Definition of Web site

: a group of World Wide Web pages usually containing links to each other and made available online by an individual, company, or organization

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