Sight, site, cite

Most people confuse these words at least once!

Sight has many definitions, including the ability to see, as well as something that is seen (What a surprising sight!).

Site means “place” or “location” (a construction site).

The verb cite usually means to quote or mention as proof (Graham cited several research papers to back up his argument). It may also mean to mention formally in praise (He was cited for his courage).

Try this quiz to see if you know the difference between sight, site and cite.

  

Date modified: 2018-01-08

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