Meaning of SITE in English

SITE

transcription, транскрипция: [ saɪt ]

( sites, siting, sited)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

A site is a piece of ground that is used for a particular purpose or where a particular thing happens.

He became a hod carrier on a building site.

...a bat sanctuary with special nesting sites...

N-COUNT : oft n N

2.

The site of an important event is the place where it happened.

Scientists have described the Aral sea as the site of the worst ecological disaster on earth...

N-COUNT : usu the N of n

3.

A site is a piece of ground where something such as a statue or building stands or used to stand.

...the site of Moses’ tomb.

N-COUNT

4.

A site is the same as a website .

N-COUNT

5.

If something is sited in a particular place or position, it is put there or built there.

He said chemical weapons had never been sited in Germany.

...a damp, old castle, romantically sited on a river estuary.

VERB : usu passive , be V-ed prep / adv , V-ed

• sit‧ing

...controls on the siting of gas storage vessels.

N-SING : usu the N of n

6.

If someone or something is on site , they are in a particular area or group of buildings where people work, study, or stay.

It is cheaper to have extra building work done when the builder is on site.

PHRASE

7.

If someone or something is off site , they are away from a particular area or group of buildings where people work, study, or stay.

There is ample car parking off site.

PHRASE

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