verb (used with object), sit·ed, sit·ing.
- site catchment analysis,
- site map,
Origin of site
Examples from the Web for siting
The panel was asked to avoid making judgments about geography or siting—decisions which often are influenced by local politics.Panel Highlights Alarming Lack of National Plan for U.S. Nuclear Waste|Daniel Stone|January 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The trenches were therefore wholly unsuitable both in construction and siting for the purpose for which they were now required.
"I'm quite all right," said Betty with a forced smile, siting up very straight.Exit Betty|Grace Livingston Hill
This method of siting trenches was much favoured by the Germans at the time.A Company of Tanks|W. H. L. Watson
This alteration in the siting of the trenches demanded the construction of an enormous number of dug-outs.
- 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.