1 location, place, plot, plat, spot, locale, area, milieu, neighbourhood, locality, purlieus, placement, position; situation, orientation:
A site near that of ancient Pergamum has been acquired for the building. The site alongside the river has much to recommend it.
2 locate, position, place, put, situate, install or instal:
The building has been sited to take maximum advantage of the sun.
1 piece of land where a building was/is/will be
good, prime | designated, possible, potential, proposed, suitable | building, construction, development | demolition | manufacturing, industrial | factory, hospital, school, etc. | greenfield, protected | 5-acre, 20-acre, etc.
VERB + SITE
choose, find, identify, locate, look for | acquire, buy, purchase
The local council has recently acquired the site.
| clear, prepare
The site is being cleared for development.
| build (sth) on, develop | occupy
The site is presently occupied by offices.
| stand near/on
The school stands on the site of an ancient settlement.
SITE + VERB
belong to sb
at a/the ~
The factory will be built at a site to the north of the city.
| in a/the ~
The hotel is in a prime site overlooking the sea.
| on (a/the) ~
Hard hats must be worn on site. He was injured on a building site.
2 place where sth happened or that is used for sth
ancient, archaeological, historic/historical | important | sacred | accident, bomb, crash | dump, landfill, (waste) disposal | burial
Many of these ancient burial sites were destroyed in the last century.
| landing, launch | camp
camping, caravan, picnic | breeding, nest/nesting
VERB + SITE
The president is to visit the crash site later today.
| disturb, remove sth from, steal sth from
penalties for disturbing archaeological sites
3 on the Internet
WWW | free
a free site devoted to tropical fish
the official website of the New York Yankees
| chat, home | browse/browsing, search, surf/surfing | destination
VERB + SITE
access, browse, search for, visit | build, create, design, set up | host, own
At this site you'll find all the latest news and gossip.
| in ~
Check out the links in our home site.
| ~ about
sites about Japan
| ~ for
the most popular sites for children
| ~ on
I'm searching for sites on aromatherapy. > Special page at COMPUTER
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