Meaning of SITE in English

SITE

■ noun

1》 an area of ground on which something is located.

2》 a place where a particular event or activity is occurring or has occurred.

3》 short for web~ .

■ verb fix or build in a particular place.

Origin

ME: from Anglo-Norman Fr., or from L. situs 'local position'.

Usage

Do not confuse ~ and sight . As a noun, ~ means ‘a place where something is located or has occurred’ ( the ~ of the battle ), while sight chiefly means ‘the faculty or power of seeing’ ( he lost his sight as a baby ).

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