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English noun: site

1. site (location) the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)


SamplesA good site for the school.


Synonymsland site


Broader (hypernym)parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract


Narrower (hyponym)apron, archeological site, bivouac, bomb site, burial ground, burial site, burying ground, camp, campground, camping area, camping ground, camping site, campsite, cemetery, dig, dump, dumpsite, encampment, excavation, fairway, garbage dump, graveyard, green, launching site, memorial park, monument, necropolis, premises, putting green, putting surface, rough, rubbish dump, summer camp, Superfund site, tee, teeing ground, toxic site, toxic waste area, trash dump, waste-yard, wasteyard


Instance hyponymground zero, Lateran

2. site (location) physical position in relation to the surroundings


SamplesThe sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides.


Synonymssituation


Broader (hypernym)place, position


Narrower (hyponym)active site, antigenic determinant, close quarters, determinant, epitope, locus, locus of infection, restriction site

3. site (communication) a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web


SamplesThe Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers.


Synonymsinternet site, web site, website


Broader (hypernym)computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system


Narrower (hyponym)chat room, chatroom, portal, portal site


English verb: site

1. site (possession) assign a location to


SamplesThe company located some of their agents in Los Angeles.


Synonymslocate, place


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)place, post, send, station









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