American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The place where a structure or group of structures was, is, or is to be located: a good site for the school.
- n. The place or setting of something: a historic site; a job site.
- n. A website.
- v. To situate or locate on a site: sited the power plant by the river.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Sorrow; grief; misery; trouble.
- n. Sinfulness; sin.
- To grieve; mourn.
- n. Position, especially with reference to environment; situation; location.
- n. The ground on which anything is, has been, or is to be located.
- n. Posture; attitude; pose.
- n. In fortification, the ground occupied by a work: also called plane of site.
- To select a site for; place; locate.
- n. obsolete Sorrow, grief.
- n. The place where anything is fixed; situation; local position; as, the site of a city or of a house.
- n. A place fitted or chosen for any certain permanent use or occupation; as, a site for a church.
- n. The posture or position of a thing.
- n. A computer installation, particularly one associated with an intranet or internet service or telecommunications.
- n. A website.
- v. architecture To situate or place a building.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The place where anything is fixed; situation; local position.
- n. A place fitted or chosen for any certain permanent use or occupation.
- n. rare The posture or position of a thing.
- n. the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
- n. a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
- n. physical position in relation to the surroundings
- v. assign a location to
- From Middle English, from Anglo-Norman site, from Latin situs ("position, place, site"), from sinere ("to put, lay, set down, usually let, suffer, permit"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old French, from Latin situs; see situs. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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