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Site appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Buried on a site by a mill, I may bet, is a node I rub.
  • Aims on a site so nasal are feral as a nose: ’tis anosmia.
  • He ties it in a site, you demo some duo, yet I sanitise it, eh?
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Usage statistics for the noun site:

conversational speech11.06%task-oriented speech88.94% imaginative writing11.52%informational writing88.48%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun site:

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Site is sometimes a misspelling of city, fight, seat, should, sight or sit.

The word site and its family (sites) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun site

What does site mean as a name of something?

Site is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.View more statistics!

noun - plural: sites

  1. the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
  2. physical position in relation to the surroundings
    • example: the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonym of site: situation
    • more generic words: place / position = the particular portion of space occupied by something
    • more specific terms:
      • active site = the part of an enzyme or antibody where the chemical reaction occurs
      • close quarters = a situation of being uncomfortably close to someone or something
      • locus = the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome
      • locus of infection = the specific site in the body where an infection originates
      • restriction site = the specific sites at which a restriction enzyme will cleave DNA
      • antigenic determinant / determinant / epitope = the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself
  3. a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web

Alternative definition of the noun site


  1. [obsolete] Sorrow, grief.
  2. The place where anything is fixed; situation; local position; as, the site of a city or of a house.
  3. A place fitted or chosen for any certain permanent use or occupation; as, a site for a church.
  4. The posture or position of a thing.
  5. A computer installation, particularly one associated with an intranet or internet service or telecommunications.
  6. A website.

Definition of the verb site

What does site mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: sited | siting | sites

  1. assign a location to

Alternative definition of the verb site


  1. [architecture] To situate or place a building.


SITE a.k.a. SITE Santa Fe is a non-profit contemporary arts organization based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Since its founding, SITE Santa Fe has gained worldwide recognition through a series of biennial exhibitions that have featured numerous famous artists. These exhibits have attracted thousands of visitors from all around the world.


Site is a fictional character from the 1998 film As Tears Go By.


"Site" is a 2001 documentary short film directed by Jason Kliot.


  1. The site that this index is about.
  2. Site: The OVGuide site this video comes from.

Phrases with Site

Phrases starting with the word Site:

  1. Site map
  2. site visit

Phrases ending with the word Site:

  1. On Site
  2. on-site
  3. off-site
  4. web site
  5. bomb site
  6. land site
  7. Test Site
  8. drill site
  9. Shock site
  10. toxic site
  11. active site
  12. burial site
  13. Cobweb Site
  14. Coupon Site
  15. orphan site
  16. portal site
  17. Static Site
  18. camping site

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Site

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Google previewU.S. 24, Napoleon to Toledo, Lucas and Henry Counties (2006)

Environmental Impact Statement

US 24 The Site is a manufacturing facility and is listed Phase ll ESA recommended for Napoleon.

River Road The site is a gasoline service station, and USTs Phase II ESA...

Google previewBusiness Continuity and Risk Management (2014)

Essentials of Organizational Resilience by Kurt J. Engemann, Douglas M. Henderson

IT Alternate Site (IT Recovery Site) – The IT alternate site is a backup data center where technology services can...

Google previewUnited States Congressional Serial Set (1891)

Louis and Jefferson streets site is the very best selection that ...

Google previewManipulation of Nanoscale Materials (2012)

An Introduction to Nanoarchitectonics by Katsuhiko Ariga

An active site is a region in the enzyme, relatively small compared to the overall structure, and is...

Google previewTehachapi Renewable Transmission Project (TRTP) (2010)

Environmental Impact Statement

Site is a currently disturbed area. located on the plateau on top of a Tujunga Dam benched and graded hillside.

Site is an old. abandoned Forest Service overlook site that includesa flattened area (probably the old parking lot). some remnant ...

Google previewEleventh Hour Security+ (2009)

Exam SY0-201 Study Guide by Ido Dubrawsky

A hot site is a facility that has the necessary hardware, software, phone lines, and network connectivity to allow a business to resume normal functions almost immediately. This can be a branch office or data center, but must be online and ...

Google previewCritically Reading the Theory and Methods of Archaeology (2013)

An Introductory Guide by Guy Gibbon

The Schroeder site is a Sandy Lake wild rice harvesting station on the shore of a small lake, so [C] it must have a thin, scattered midden. Here, the claim that the Schroeder site is a wild rice harvesting site is the conclusion in the first ...

Google previewCoosa River Navigation Project, Montgomery to Gadsen (1981)

Environmental Impact Statement

Spoil Site 22, Sheet l5 - Lay Pool Area: The site is an open field on the south side of a railroad presently planted with...

Google previewMethod and Theory in American Archaeology (2001)

by Gordon Willey, Philip Phillips, R. Lee Lyman, Michael J. O'Brien

SPATHAL DIVISIONS A site is the smallest unit of space dealt with by the archaeologist and the most difficult to define.

Google previewCompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Exam Cram (2015)

by Diane Barrett, Martin Weiss, Kirk Hausman

A cold site is the weakest of the recovery plan options but also the cheapest. These sites are merely a prearranged...

A hot site is a location that is already running and available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. These sites allow the company to ...

Google previewKiller Images (2012)

Documentary Film, Memory and the Performance of Violence by Joram ten Brink, Joshua Oppenheimer

Yoshioka's apartment is the repressed present of Harue's murder; and the construction site is a crossroads between past, present and future.

In this sense , one temporality captured by the construction site is that of Japan since the recessionary 1990s, a time so traumatic for...

Google previewClearwater National Forest (N.F.), Forest Plan (1987)

Environmental Impact Statement

The Extreme site is an outfitter spike camp. The Moderate sites are old camps which do not appear to...

The Heavy site is a developed horse use site in a meadow on Big Sand Creek. Upper Big Sand Creek: There are 2 more Heavy sites ...

Google previewOnline around the World: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Internet, Social Media, and Mobile Apps (2017)

by Laura M. Steckman, Marilyn J. Andrews

Site Overview:

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

To copy electronic information or make redundant; back-up; mirror site. MIRROR SET RAID LEVEL 1: A shadow disk in a two-disk array system for instant redundancy. MIRROR SITE: A secondary physical location identical to ...

Google previewBiographical Encyclopedia of Scientists, Third Edition (2008)

by John Daintith

The Alchemy Web Site A very extensive web site containing over 240 complete alchemical texts and a large amount of introductory and general reference material on alchemy. Biographies of ...

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Usage statistics about site

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Usage statistics for the noun site:

conversational speech11.06%task-oriented speech88.94% imaginative writing11.52%informational writing88.48%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun site:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb site:


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Quotes about Site

We set up a beta site, a test site, with movie, music and book reviews. If you're reading them and you want to buy a book or a ticket for a movie that's reviewed on the site, you can do that without leaving our site. (Jay Chiat)
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Scrabble value of S1I1T1E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of SITE

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