/ saɪt; NAmE / noun , verb
a place where a building, town, etc. was, is or will be located :
the site of a sixteenth century abbey
to work on a building / construction site
A site has been chosen for the new school.
All the materials are on site so that work can start immediately.
➡ note at place
a place where sth has happened or that is used for sth :
the site of the battle
an archaeological site
a camping / caravan site
( computing ) a place on the Internet where a company, an organization, a university, etc. puts information
—see also mirror site , website
[ vn + adv. / prep. ] [ often passive ] to build or place sth in a particular position :
There was a meeting to discuss the siting of the new school.
The castle is magnificently sited high up on a cliff.
late Middle English (as a noun): from Anglo-Norman French , or from Latin situs local position. The verb dates from the late 16th cent.