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site

site

 
pronunciation:
saIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the location or proposed location of a town, city, building, or the like.
Here is the site of the proposed hotel.
 
synonyms:
location, situation
similar words:
locality
definition 2: the location or proposed location of an event or activity.
This field was the site of the disaster.Several examples of pottery have been unearthed at the archaeological site.There are some great sites for camping in this state park.
synonyms:
locale, situation
similar words:
location, scene
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sited, sites, siting
definition: to position, place, or locate in or on.
The army sited its guns on the hill.
synonyms:
locate, place, position, put, set, situate
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The words site, cite, and sight sound alike but have different meanings.
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