site etymology

English word site comes from Proto-Indo-European *sey(H)-, Spanish sitiar (To besiege.), Latin sinere

Detailed word origin of site

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sey(H)- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
sitiar Spanish (spa) To besiege.
sinere Latin (lat)
sino Latin (lat) (with accusative of person and infinitive) I let, permit, suffer.. I put, lay, set down.
situs Latin (lat) (figuratively) Neglect, idleness, absence of use.. (figuratively, of the mind) A rusting, moulding or wasting away, dullness, inactivity.. Filthiness of the body.. Rust, mould, mustiness, dust, dirt; soil. (Late Latin) description. A quarter of the world, region.. The manner of lying; the situation, position or site of something.
site Anglo-Norman (xno)
site English (eng) (category theory) A category together with a choice of Grothendieck topology.. A computer installation, particularly one associated with an intranet or internet service or telecommunications.. A part of the body which has been operated on.. A place fitted or chosen for any certain permanent use or occupation. A website.. Region of a protein, a piece of DNA or RNA where chemical reactions [...]

Words with the same origin as site

Descendants of sitiar
sitcom situation website