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site

[sahyt]
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noun
  1. the position or location of a town, building, etc., especially as to its environment: the site of our summer cabin.
  2. the area or exact plot of ground on which anything is, has been, or is to be located: the site of ancient Troy.
  3. Computers. website.
verb (used with object), sit·ed, sit·ing.
  1. to place in or provide with a site; locate.
  2. to put in position for operation, as artillery: to site a cannon.

Origin of site

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin situs position, arrangement, site (presumably orig. “leaving, setting down”), equivalent to si-, variant stem of sinere to leave, allow to be + -tus suffix of v. action
Related formsin·ter·site, adjectivere·site, verb (used with object), re·sit·ed, re·sit·ing.
Can be confusedcite sight site

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2. position, location, place.
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British Dictionary definitions for inter-site

site

noun
    1. the piece of land where something was, is, or is intended to be locateda building site; archaeological site
    2. (as modifier)site office
  1. an internet location where information relating to a specific subject or group of subjects can be accessed
verb
  1. (tr) to locate, place, or install (something) in a specific place

Word Origin

C14: from Latin situs situation, from sinere to be placed
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Word Origin and History for inter-site

site

n.

"place or position occupied by something," especially with reference to environment, late 14c., from Anglo-French site, Old French site "place, site; position," and directly from Latin situs "a place, position, situation, location, station; idleness, sloth, inactivity; forgetfulness; the effects of neglect," from past participle of sinere "let, leave alone, permit," from PIE *si-tu-, from root *tkei- "to settle, dwell, be home" (see home (n.)).

site

v.

"to give a location to, place," 1590s, from site (n.). Related: Sited; siting.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

inter-site in Medicine

site

(sīt)
n.
  1. A place; a location.
v.
  1. To locate or situate at a site.
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