What is the
difference between Cite and Sight and Site?
What is the difference between Cite and Sight and Site? :
Cite : (verb)
( 1 ) Quote, speak or write words taken from a passage, a book, an author, etc…
She cited a verse from a poem by Tagore.
( 2 ) Mention something as an example or to support an argument, refer to
He cited many examples in support of his argument.
I cited the high unemployment figures as evidence of the failure of governmental policy.
( 3 ) Officially commend especially a soldier for bravery
He was cited in dispatches.
( 4 ) Summon someone to appear in a court of law
She is the woman who was cited in his divorce action.
Sight : (noun)
( 1 ) Ability to see
He has a very good sight.
Some drugs can affect your sight.
( 2 ) Action of seeing something / someone
When can I have a sight of your new house?
( 3 ) Range within which someone can see or something can be seen
The train is still in sight.
The car was out of sight behind the house.
( 4 ) Things to be seen or worth seeing especially something remarkable
The flowers are a lovely sight in spring.
A suffering animal is a distressing sight.
( 5 ) Person or thing that looks ridiculous, untidy, etc…
What a sight you look in those old clothes?
In this sentence, the word SIGHT should be preceded by the indefinite article A.
Site : (noun)
( 1 ) Place where a building, town, etc…was / is / will be situated
This is a site for a new college for girls.
Deliver the material to the building site.
( 2 ) Place where something has happened or will happen or for a particular activity
Rescue workers rushed to the site of the plane crash.
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