Definition of website in US English:


(also Web site)


  • A location connected to the Internet that maintains one or more pages on the World Wide Web.

    ‘for more information, please visit our website’
    ‘the data has been published on the NHS website—’
    • ‘It'll take an awful lot more than a few interactive websites to sort that mess out.’
    • ‘Its database provides lists of websites dealing specifically with user queries.’
    • ‘Seemingly, however, this sort of thing seems to be acceptable on websites and in emails.’
    • ‘The survey sought to measure the performance of the websites from a user's perspective.’
    • ‘That information's easy to gather for websites who keep track of their visitors.’
    • ‘It is increasingly easy for individuals to set up websites quickly and cheaply.’
    • ‘You can set these up to link quickly to more than just applications - websites is one example.’
    • ‘If we take a look at each category, it quickly becomes apparent that many websites need to get up to speed.’
    • ‘The data will be published to publicly accessible websites provided by the councils.’
    • ‘Various websites and financial service providers give advice on how best to save.’
    • ‘Search engines must not provide services or set up any contacts with any of these illegal websites.’
    • ‘And the text of many papers will be rich with links to databases and other websites.’
    • ‘You can barely move online for websites that promise to find you cheap hostels.’
    • ‘Even professional websites do silly things that slow down your internet connection.’
    • ‘This is not good reporting, and I am upset to see it on the front line of one of my favorite websites.’
    • ‘Blogs are regularly updated websites offering opinion and observation in the style of a diary.’
    • ‘They can also check websites for updates and search for relevant news stories.’
    • ‘Strangely enough, this press release also found its way onto some of its member websites.’
    • ‘Similarly, agents are creating websites and use email addresses for a few days and then dump them.’
    • ‘The legislature has passed a law requiring ISPs to block access to child porn websites.’