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Definition of site verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

site

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//saɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they site
BrE BrE//saɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saɪt//
 
he / she / it sites
BrE BrE//saɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saɪts//
 
past simple sited
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪtɪd//
 
past participle sited
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪtɪd//
 
-ing form siting
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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[often passive] site something + adv./prep. to build or place something 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. The fence is strategically sited to prevent anyone getting onto the beach. The hotel is beautifully sited by a lake in a steep valley. Word Origin late Middle English (as a noun): from Anglo-Norman French, or from Latin situs ‘local position’. The verb dates from the late 16th cent.
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