web·​site | \ˈweb-ˌsīt \
variants: or Web site or less commonly web site

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

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Or, the websites for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) are excellent, credible places to start. 7. SELF, "9 Awkward Questions You Probably Want to Ask Your New Therapist," 31 Oct. 2018 The website says the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh will work directly with Tree of Life to distribute funds to families. Jennifer Hijazi, Vox, "After Pittsburgh, the interfaith response sends message of solidarity across the religious divide," 28 Oct. 2018 Her firm, McGee, Lerer & Associates, has a page on its website dedicated to electric scooters. Alissa Walker, Curbed, "Bird, Lime named in class-action lawsuit," 22 Oct. 2018 Bright Cellars This website is basically the matchmaking service of your dreams, pairing you with four fine wines for just $60 a month. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "5 Wine Subscription Services that Will Make You Feel like a Sommelier," 10 Oct. 2018 The Naval Safety Center website has been an important stop for defense journalists and and enthusiasts for years. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The U.S. Navy Is Hiding Aviation Accident Data," 9 Oct. 2018 The major complaint regarding the exclusive website was Kylie Cosmetics' return policy, or lack thereof, so this Ulta deal is a dream for the indecisive. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, "Kylie Cosmetics Is Coming to All Ulta Beauty Stores," 31 Aug. 2018 One of Meghan Markle’s favorite British jewelry brands, Missoma, will be planting one tree with TreeSisters for every order made on the Missoma website from November 21 to November 26. Glamour, "Black Friday Deals 2018: Everything We Know So Far," 12 Nov. 2018 For example, Google and GoDaddy yanked The Daily Stormer’s web address after the neo-Nazi website’s founder, Andrew Anglin, published a post mocking the woman killed when a man drove a car into a crowd of counterprotesters in Charlottesville. Michael Kunzelman, The Seattle Times, "Website used by suspect in synagogue massacre is back online," 7 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of website

1993, in the meaning defined above

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