Meaning of SITE in English

I. ˈsīt noun

Etymology: Middle English, place, position, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French sit, site, from Latin situs, from sinere to leave, allow

Date: 14th century


a. : the spatial location of an actual or planned structure or set of structures (as a building, town, or monuments)

b. : a space of ground occupied or to be occupied by a building


a. : the place, scene, or point of an occurrence or event

a picnic site

the crash site

b. : one or more Internet addresses at which an individual or organization provides information to others

an FTP site

esp : Web site

II. transitive verb

( sit·ed ; sit·ing )

Date: 15th century

: to place on a site or in position : locate

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.