Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: Latin situs, from sinere 'to leave, put'


1 noun
site1 W2 [countable]
1 a place where something important or interesting happened:
an archaeological site
site of
The house is built on the site of a medieval prison.
the site of the air crash
2TBC an area of ground where something is being built or will be built
site of/for
the site of a proposed missile base
a site for a new airport
building/construction site
He managed to get himself a job on a building site.
3DLO a place that is used for a particular purpose:
site of/for
a nesting site for birds
4 a website

on site

at the place where people work, study, or stay:
There's a bar, restaurant, and gym on site.

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