verb (used with object), sit·ed, sit·ing.
- site catchment analysis,
- site map,
Origin of site
Examples from the Web for sited
The building is sited about 100 feet back from the crowded street.
Mam got 'sited at last, and her eyes to glimmer like she seen her daddy's ghost axin.'
Units who had sited their homes near the deres carved out neat villas on higher ground.New Zealanders at Gallipoli|Major Fred Waite
These machine-guns were sited so as to fire straight along the trench as soon as any attacking party had leapt into it.The History of the 51st (Highland) Division 1914-1918|Frederick William Bewsher
I think I might say for the record, I don't believe you identified the place where these photographs were purported to be sited.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Dwarka is sited on the western seaboard, 300 miles north-west of Bombay.The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry|W. G. Archer
- 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.