sit is the dictionary form of sat Definition of sit
1. [ verb ] be seated
Synonyms: sit_down
Related terms: stand lie sprawl squat perch lounge sit_down sit_out sit_down seat sit_down
2. [ verb ] sit around, often unused

"The object sat in the corner"

Related terms: be
3. [ verb ] take a seat
Synonyms: sit_down
Related terms: arise change_posture
4. [ verb ] be in session, as of courts of law, for example
Related terms: convene sitting
5. [ verb ] assume a posture as for artistic purposes
Synonyms: pose posture model

"We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"

Related terms: expose ramp art model sitting pose
6. [ verb ] (transportation) sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
Synonyms: ride

"She never sat a horse!" "Did you ever ride a camel?" "The girl liked to drive the young mare"

Related terms: travel ride_herd outride ride_horseback prance gallop canter override riding ride riding
7. [ verb ] (work) work or act as a baby-sitter
Synonyms: baby-sit

"I cannot baby-sit tonight I have too much homework to do"

Related terms: guard babysitter
8. [ verb ] show to a seat; assign a seat for
Synonyms: seat sit_down

: "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"

Related terms: situate put reseat seat seating
Similar spelling:   Sato