web·​site | \ ˈweb-ˌsīt How to pronounce website (audio) \
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

Examples of website in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In spite of this explicit partisanship, judicial membership in the ABA is innocuous, according to the ethics committee, due to formalistic divisions within the ABA and fine print on the ABA’s website. Nathan L. Kinard, National Review, "Ethics Rules Do Not Bar Judges from Membership in the Federalist Society," 6 Feb. 2020 According to the medical center’s website, the program can decline bodies based on certain criteria, such as cases of a contagious disease or severe cases of obesity or jaundice. Nataly Keomoungkhoun, Dallas News, "What’s the organ donation process? Curious Texas investigates," 5 Feb. 2020 Rates vary from $253 per night to $469 per night, according to the Westin Houston Medical Center’s website. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "Westin Houston Medical Center hotel with curated art collection debuts," 4 Feb. 2020 Detroit’s salt mine has been in use since the early 1900s, according to Detroit Salt Company’s website. Darcie Moran, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit salt mine parent company to be bought," 3 Feb. 2020 Check out the full list of winners on the WGA’s website. Lauren Huff,, "WGA Awards 2020: See the film and TV writing winners — and learn why they're so different from the Oscars," 2 Feb. 2020 And as Twitter user Adrienne Shih pointed out, the document listing xenophobia as a reaction to coronavirus was also available on the school's website. Li Cohen, CBS News, "UC Berkeley deletes post saying xenophobia is "common reaction" to coronavirus," 30 Jan. 2020 He was arrested in Trinity — a small town about 90 miles north of Houston — around noon on Tuesday, booking records on the Harris County district clerk’s website indicate. Mark Dunphy,, "Megachurch pastor’s brother arrested in sexual abuse case," 30 Jan. 2020 Over the following weeks, several more allegations were submitted to administrators via an application accessible to students on the school's website. Holly V. Hays, Indianapolis Star, "Former Tri-West High School principal charged with not reporting suspected abuse," 29 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of website

1993, in the meaning defined above

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9 Feb 2020

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“Website.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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