site

noun
1 piece of land where a building was/is/will be
ADJECTIVE
good, prime (esp. BrE)

houses built on prime sites with stunning views

designated, possible, potential, proposed, suitable

some potential sites for the new business

building (esp. BrE), construction (esp. AmE), development (esp. BrE)
demolition
derelict (BrE)
industrial, manufacturing
commercial
factory, hospital, school, etc. (esp. BrE)
protected
brownfield, greenfield (both BrE)
5-acre, 20-hectare, etc.
VERB + SITE
allocate (BrE), choose, designate, earmark (BrE), select

The site is designated for housing.

The council has earmarked the site for possible redevelopment.

find, identify, locate, look for
acquire (esp. BrE), buy, purchase

A local company has recently acquired the site.

lease (esp. BrE)

The site was leased from another company.

The supermarket chain agreed to lease the site to a non-food retailer.

inspect
clear, prepare

The site is being cleared for development.

build on, develop

Nothing can be built on this site.

occupy

The site is presently occupied by offices.

stand on

The school stands on the site of an ancient settlement.

SITE + VERB
belong to sb
SITE + NOUN
manager (esp. BrE), supervisor
owner
inspection
PREPOSITION
at a/the site

The factory will be built at a site to the north of the city.

in a/the site

The hotel is in a prime site overlooking the sea.

on (a/the) site

Hard hats must be worn on site.

He was injured on a construction site.

2 place where sth happened or that is used for sth
ADJECTIVE
ancient, archaeological, historic, historical, prehistoric
important
holy, sacred
sensitive

an extremely sensitive site of national importance

remote
accident, bomb, crash, disaster
civic-amenity (BrE), dump, landfill (BrE), waste-disposal

The new civic-amenity sites will allow the recycling of 600 tons of material every year.

a waste-disposal site on the edge of town

training
burial, grave

Many of these ancient burial sites were destroyed in the last century.

excavation
landing, launch
test

the test site for the atom bomb

camp (usually campsite), camping, caravan (all BrE)
picnic (esp. BrE)
allotment (BrE)
dive, wreck

Gozo has some of the best dive sites in the Mediterranean.

breeding, nest, nesting
park-and-ride (BrE)

The park-and-ride site has been designed to reduce traffic congestion in central Manchester.

VERB + SITE
visit

The president is to visit the crash site later today.

disturb, remove sth from, steal sth from

penalties for disturbing ancient sites

excavate
3 on the Internet ⇨ See also ↑website
ADJECTIVE
Internet, online, Web (usually website), WWW

online dating sites

official

the official website of the New York Yankees

personal

I am redesigning my personal site this month.

free

a free site devoted to tropical fish

home
major

major news sites

favourite/favorite
informative, useful

Harvard Law has a very useful and informative site.

interactive
portal, search

one of the major search sites

content

entertainment content sites

download

a music download site

business, commercial, corporate, e-commerce
government
auction, gambling, gaming, media, music, news, newspaper, review, shopping, travel

online music review sites

blog, chat, community, dating, social-networking
adult, porn (informal), pornographic
fan

a Harry Potter fan site

hate

He saw the photo on a right-wing hate site.

destination
linked
mirror
sister

You can go to ePay Music, a music-specific sister site to ePay.

password-protected

Users log onto a password-protected Internet site.

VERB + SITE
access, check, check out (informal), view, visit
browse, navigate, search, surf

Their site is easy to navigate.

search for
crawl

The search engine crawls the site for relevant keywords.

find, identify
build, create, design, develop, set up
maintain, operate, run
update

The official site is updated on a regular basis.

redesign
host, own
bookmark

I have bookmarked your site for future reading.

rank

Search engines rank sites through a variety of methods.

block

The government tries to block foreign sites deemed subversive.

promote
SITE + VERB
be dedicated to sth, be devoted to sth

a site devoted to health issues

contain sth, feature sth, include sth

The site contains information on local services.

offer sth

The site offers used equipment for sale.

link to sth

the number of sites that link to your website

SITE + NOUN
map

A site map lists and links to all pages on your website.

design
content
link
search
administrator, owner
visitor
designer
PREPOSITION
at a/the site

At this site you'll find all the latest news and gossip.

in a/the site

Check out the links in our home site.

on a/the site

The software sells on the site for $29.95.

site about

sites about Japan

site for

the most popular sites for children

site on

I'm searching for sites on aromatherapy.


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  • site — [ sit ] n. m. • 1576, par l it. sito « place, position » 1302; du lat. situs 1 ♦ Paysage (considéré du point de vue de l esthétique, du pittoresque). Site grandiose. « Cette colonnade inscrit le sanctuaire juste comme il faut dans le site qui lui …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Site R — ist eine weitgehend geheime unterirdische Einrichtung der US amerikanischen Regierung im Berg Raven Rock in Pennsylvania, der sich etwa 14 km östlich von Waynesboro und rund 10 km nord nordöstlich von Camp David befindet. Heutige Funktionen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Site — Site, n. [L. situs, fr. sinere, situm, to let, p. p. situs placed, lying, situate: cf. F. site. Cf. {Position}.] 1. The place where anything is fixed; situation; local position; as, the site of a city or of a house. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Site — 〈[ saıt] f. 10; EDV〉 Bildschirmseite (im Internet) (WebSite) [engl., eigtl. „Stelle, Stätte“] * * * Site [sa̮it ], die; , s [engl. site, ↑ Website] (EDV): Kurzf. von ↑ Website. * * * SITE   [saɪ …   Universal-Lexikon

  • site — m. site. Site arquelogic, site oèb : site archéologique ; site web …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • site — [sīt] n. [ME < L situs, position, situation < pp. of sinere, to put down, permit, allow < IE base * sei , to cast out, let fall: see SIDE] 1. a piece of land considered from the standpoint of its use for some specified purpose [a good… …   English World dictionary

  • site — (izg. sȃjt) m <N mn ovi> DEFINICIJA inform. skup svih web stranica povezanih u cjelinu (vizualno i sadržajno) (npr. www.hrvatski turizam.hr) [modni site; site Ministarstva znanosti i tehnologije]; stranica ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • site — [pron. SAIT] s. n. spaţiu în care sunt situate informaţii pe reţeaua de internet. (< engl. site) Trimis de raduborza, 16.03.2009. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Site — 〈 [saıt] f.; Gen.: , Pl.: s; EDV〉 Bildschirmseite (im Internet); WebSite [Etym.: engl., eigtl. »Stelle, Stätte«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Site — [ sait, engl. sʌit] die; , s <aus engl. site »Standort, Stelle«> Kurzform von ↑Website …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • site — place or position occupied by something, late 14c., from Anglo Fr. site, from L. situs place, position, from si , root of sinere let, leave alone, permit …   Etymology dictionary

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