- the position or location of a town, building, etc., especially as to its environment: the site of our summer cabin.
- the area or exact plot of ground on which anything is, has been, or is to be located: the site of ancient Troy.
- Computers. website.
- to place in or provide with a site; locate.
- to put in position for operation, as artillery: to site a cannon.
Origin of site
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Examples from the Web for sited
The building is sited about 100 feet back from the crowded street.Argentina Doesn't Want the Truth, Ctd.
February 8, 2013
Camps were sited in the wrong places and buildings erected only to be condemned.Kitchener's Mob
James Norman Hall
Units who had sited their homes near the deres carved out neat villas on higher ground.New Zealanders at Gallipoli
Major Fred Waite
Switch lines facing south were also sited and dug or improved.
Lights here can't be seen by the sentries, I made sure of that when I sited the place.The Ethical Engineer
Henry Maxwell Dempsey
Mam got 'sited at last, and her eyes to glimmer like she seen her daddy's ghost axin.'
- the piece of land where something was, is, or is intended to be locateda building site; archaeological site
- (as modifier)site office
- an internet location where information relating to a specific subject or group of subjects can be accessed
- (tr) to locate, place, or install (something) in a specific place
Word Origin and History for sited
"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.)).
"to give a location to, place," 1590s, from site (n.). Related: Sited; siting.
- A place; a location.
- To locate or situate at a site.