Site meaning

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The definition of a site is an area where something is built or to be built or a location where a historic or important event took place.

An example of a site is the land you buy where your new house will sit.

An example of a site is the location on which a famous military battle was fought.

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The place where a structure or group of structures was, is, or is to be located.

A good site for the school.

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A website.
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The place or setting of something.

A historic site; a job site.

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To situate or locate on a site.

Sited the power plant by the river.

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A place fitted or chosen for any certain permanent use or occupation; as, a site for a church.
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A computer installation, particularly one associated with an intranet or internet service or telecommunications.
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The posture or position of a thing.

2006, Ernest B Abbott , A Legal Guide to Homeland Security and Emergency Management for State and Local Governments, American Bar Association, ISBN 1590315936, p. 84,

Maintain site setbacks as far as possible from roadways and other routes providing rapid public access.

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The place where anything is fixed; situation; local position; as, the site of a city or of a house.
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(architecture) To situate or place a building.

The U.K. government is dusting off an alternative plan to site the center at a military outfit such as Porton Down.

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(obsolete) Sorrow, grief.
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To locate or position on a site.
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A piece of land considered from the standpoint of its use for some specified purpose.

A good site for a town.

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The place where something is, was, or is to be; location or scene.

The site of a battle.

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A location on the Internet that is accessible at a single address; often, specif., a website.
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Origin of site

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin situs situs

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Anglo-Norman site, from Latin situs (“position, place, site"), from sinere (“to put, lay, set down, usually let, suffer, permit").

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably from Old Norse (compare Norwegian syt).

    From Wiktionary