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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Contact the farm through their website to setup an ATV tour of the grounds. Todd Plummer, Vogue, "Why This Region of Virginia Could Be the South’s New Foodie Hotspot," 29 Jan. 2019 Go to their website, look up their platform, learn about the issues that are important to them. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, "How To Volunteer For A Political Campaign and Change The World," 25 Jan. 2019 Since it was founded in 2003, Good Sports has donated more $39 million worth of new gear to more than 6 million underprivileged kids across all 50 states, according to their website. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "10 Ways to Use Your Love of Fitness to Do Good on Giving Tuesday or Any Day," 27 Nov. 2018 After a lengthy hiatus, that left a product-sized hole in our hearts, the brand's fan-favorite body luminizers are on sale now through Fenty's website — just in time for gifting season. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Fenty Beauty Has Relaunched Its Iconic Body Lava," 21 Nov. 2018 The jeans, which retail for $195, are sold out through their U.S. website but are available for British, Canadian, and Australian shoppers. Megan Friedman, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle Wore Jeans on Her Australia Trip That Benefit the Victims of Sex Trafficking," 17 Oct. 2018 Largely through consultations booked through her website Cur8able, Thomas has developed a case-by-case client list that includes everyday shoppers, celebrities, and brands. Kelly Dawson, Vox, "Traditional clothes don’t work for some people with disabilities — and that’s a major problem," 16 Oct. 2018 Surprise: Moda Operandi, a luxury runway retailer, is now offering select Golden Globes looks on its website. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "You Can Buy Keri Russell's Golden Globes Outfit For Yourself," 8 Jan. 2019 The University also lists a number of links to follow on its website. Loren Grush, The Verge, "How to watch as NASA sends a spacecraft past a rock at the edge of the Solar System," 30 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of website

1993, in the meaning defined above

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