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  Definition of sit
  1. be seated
  2. show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"
  3. sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare"
  4. take a seat
  5. be in session; "When does the court of law sit?"
  6. assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don''t know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
  7. work or act as a baby-sitter; "I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do"
  8. sit around, often unused; "The object sat in the corner"
Similar Words: sit down, seat, ride, model, pose, posture, baby-sit

 

See Also: sit out, sit down

 

Hyponyms: lounge, sprawl, perch, roost, rest, squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down, reseat, override, ride herd, outride, ride horseback, prance, canter, gallop, extend, ramp

 

Grouped Verbs: sit down, seat, ride

 

Entailments: sit down

 

Derivational Morphology: sitting, seat, place, seating, drive, ride, rider, riding, horseback riding, position, posture, attitude, artist's model, sitter, posing, pose, model, poser, babysitter, baby-sitter

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: sjediti   Croatian: sjediti  
Finnish: istua   French: être  
Irish: suigh   Italian: sedere  
Lithuanian: sėdėti   Norwegian: sitte  
Russian: сидеть   Serbian: sediti  
Slovene: sedeti   Spanish: sentar  
 
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