Cite vs. Site

By Jaxson

  • Cite (noun)

    a citation

    “We used the number of cites as a rough measure of the significance of each published paper.”

  • Site (noun)

    Sorrow, grief.

  • Site (noun)

    The place where anything is fixed; situation; local position

    “the site of a city or of a house”

  • Site (noun)

    A place fitted or chosen for any certain permanent use or occupation

    “a site for a church”

  • Site (noun)

    The posture or position of a thing.

    “2006, Ernest B Abbott, A Legal Guide to Homeland Security and Emergency Management for State and Local Governments, American Bar Association, ISBN|1590315936, [ p. 84],”

    “Maintain site setbacks as far as possible from roadways and other routes providing rapid public access.”

  • Site (noun)

    A website.

  • Site (noun)

    A category together with a choice of Grothendieck topology.

  • Site (noun)

    A part of the body which has been operated on.

  • Site (verb)

    To situate or place a building.

    “The U.K. government is dusting off an alternative plan to site the center at a military outfit such as Porton Down.”

  • Cite (verb)

    refer to (a passage, book, or author) as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement, especially in a scholarly work

    “authors who are highly regarded by their peers tend to be cited”

    “he does not cite any source for this assertion”

  • Cite (verb)

    praise (someone, typically a member of the armed forces) in an official report for a courageous act

    “he has been cited many times for his contributions in the intelligence area”

  • Site (noun)

    an area of ground on which a town, building, or monument is constructed

    “the concrete is mixed on site”

    “the proposed site of a hydroelectric dam”

  • Site (noun)

    a place where a particular event or activity is occurring or has occurred

    “the site of the Battle of Flodden”

  • Site (noun)

    short for building site

    “site visits”

  • Site (noun)

    short for campsite or caravan site

  • Site (noun)

    a website

    “the site has no ads and is not being promoted with banners”

    “some servers use cookies to track users from site to site”

  • Site (verb)

    fix or build (something) in a particular place

    “the rectory is sited behind the church”

Oxford Dictionary

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