site

[sahyt]
noun
1.
the position or location of a town, building, etc., especially as to its environment: the site of our summer cabin.
2.
the area or exact plot of ground on which anything is, has been, or is to be located: the site of ancient Troy.
3.
Computers. website.
verb (used with object), sited, siting.
4.
to place in or provide with a site; locate.
5.
to put in position for operation, as artillery: to site a cannon.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin situs position, arrangement, site (presumably orig. “leaving, setting down”), equivalent to si-, variant stem of sinere to leave, allow to be + -tus suffix of v. action

intersite, adjective
resite, verb (used with object), resited, resiting.

cite, sight, site.


2. position, location, place.
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site (saɪt)
 
n
1.  a.  the piece of land where something was, is, or is intended to be located: a building site; archaeological site
 b.  (as modifier): site office
2.  an internet location where information relating to a specific subject or group of subjects can be accessed
 
vb
3.  (tr) to locate, place, or install (something) in a specific place
 
[C14: from Latin situs situation, from sinere to be placed]

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site
"place or position occupied by something," c.1391, from Anglo-Fr. site, from L. situs "place, position," from si-, root of sinere "let, leave alone, permit."
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site (sīt)
n.
A place; a location. v. sit·ed, sit·ing, sites
To locate or situate at a site.

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SITES
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Example sentences
Some live in the self-same cabins, others in cabins rebuilt on the sites of the
  old.
One of the biggest challenges bees face is finding suitable nesting sites.
The boxes are designed to be nesting sites for solitary bees.
The national park has thousands of ancient archaeological sites.
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