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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.


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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