verb (used with object), sit·ed, sit·ing.
- site catchment analysis,
- site map,
Origin of site
Examples from the Web for site
But it never has been the site of equal mercy, and it never will be.
Two years ago, a Party apparatchik surveyed the site of a fatal traffic accident… with a smile on his face.
Next to the house is the site where Ziad began building a home for his family before his capture.
“You are part of something older than yourselves,” is what the site says.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.|Ana Marie Cox|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A lot times they're local, at the site of the immunization, where it was given.
It does, nevertheless, make easier the choice of a site; where rocks are naturally, there they ought to be.Making A Rock Garden|Henry Sherman Adams
San Martino, the site of a suppressed Benedictine monastery, is the next spot of interest.The Mediterranean|T. G. (Thomas Gray) Bonney, E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, and Arthur Griffiths
Tura, the present site of the quarries of Memphis from which the stone for the pyramids was taken.The New York Obelisk|Charles E. Moldenke
Its site is still preserved in the lane called Bear Garden Alley.South London|Sir Walter Besant
The site can still be made out, in the neighbourhood of Vourla, but nearly every portion of its ruins has been removed.
- the piece of land where something was, is, or is intended to be locateda building site; archaeological site
- (as modifier)site office
Word Origin for site
"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.