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
: 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1993, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of website was in 1993

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“Website.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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: 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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