or web site,

[ web-sahyt ]
/ ˈwɛbˌsaɪt /

noun Digital Technology.

a connected group of pages on the World Wide Web regarded as a single entity, usually maintained by one person or organization and devoted to a single topic or several closely related topics.

Nearby words

  1. weblog,
  2. webmail,
  3. webmaster,
  4. webmistress,
  5. webpage,
  6. webster,
  7. webster groves,
  8. webster's,
  9. webster, daniel,
  10. webster, john

Also Web·site, Web site.

Origin of website

1990–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for website

British Dictionary definitions for website


/ (ˈwɛbˌsaɪt) /


a group of connected pages on the World Wide Web containing information on a particular subject
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Word Origin and History for website



also web site, 1994, from web in the Internet sense + site.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Science definitions for website


Web site (wĕbsīt′)

A set of interconnected webpages, usually including a homepage, generally located on the same server, and prepared and maintained as a collection of information by a person, group, or organization.
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