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1. sit [ v ] be seated

Used in print:

(The Miami Herald...)

So the Christian_Youth_Crusade against Communisn developed and more_than 300 top teenagers and 65 adult advisers from Presbyterian_churches of the area sat enthralled at the four-hour program .

("National Affairs"...)

Sitting quietly on an equally big pork_barrel was another Judge_Smith ally , Georgia 's Carl_Vinson , chairman of the Armed_Services Committee .

(Alfred Wright, "A Duel Golfers Will Never Forget"...)

Palmer was now putting merely for a tie , and Player , who was sitting beside his wife and watching it all on television in Tournament_Chairman_Clifford_Roberts ' clubhouse apartment , stared in amazement when Palmer missed the putt .


I came_back , sitting by my locker , feeling real low , and the kid walks over to me , looks up , and says :

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

`` The county , though , seems more interested in those people who do n't even try , those who sit and draw welfare checks and line_up for surplus food '' .

Synonyms sit sit_down Related Terms stand lie sprawl squat perch lounge sit_down sit_out sit_down seat sit_down

2. sit [ v ] sit around, often unused
Examples: "The object sat in the corner"

Used in print:

(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)

There the objective sat , brooding over all .

From the east to the west coast of the Korean_peninsula was a strip of land in which fear filled men were at that same moment furtively crawling through the night , sitting in sweaty anticipation of any movement or sound , or shouting amidst confused rifle flashes and muzzle blasts .

(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)

A Newfoundland sat solemnly beside a doghouse half his size .

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

Rather_than sit around waiting for the suitcases to be delivered , they had gone sight-seeing .

(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)

Still she was not sorry he sat by her , but in_fact was flattered .

Synonyms sit Related Terms be

3. sit [ v ] take a seat

Used in print:

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

Within a week after the injury , suffered in St._Louis 's victory in the final game of the Kentucky tournament , Nordmann was sitting on the Bill 's bench doing what he could to help Benington .

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

Scotty 's father sat sprawled in his chair , angular , alert as a cricket , looking about at the huge stainless-steel appointments of the room with an expression of proprietorship .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

It was next day that Sojourner came and sat beside him and took his hand .

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

The light supper over , Claire went to him and , slipping an arm about his shoulder , sat on his knee .

(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)

There were not many chairs , so that some preferred to sit on the edge of the porch , resting their feet on the ground , and_others liked to sit where they could lean_back against the wall .

Synonyms sit_down sit Related Terms arise change_posture

4. sit [ v ] be in session, as of courts of law, for example

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

Since the hero , a sterling and upright fellow , is a rich Brown senior , while two Yalies are cast as virtual rapists , I suppose I should disqualify myself from sitting in judgment on `` Where_the_Boys_are '' , but I shall do nothing of the sort .

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

Ordinary politeness may have militated against this opinion being stated so badly but anyone with a wide acquaintance in both groups and who has sat through the many round_tables , workshops or panel_discussions - whatever they are called - on this subject will recognize that the final , boiled_down crux_of_the_matter is education .

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

The judge became ill just as the Colfax_District_Court convened , no substitute was brought_in , no criminal cases heard , only 5 out of 122 cases docketed were tried , and court adjourned sine_die after sitting a_few days instead_of the usual three weeks .

Synonyms sit Related Terms convene sitting

5. sit [ v ] assume a posture as for artistic purposes
Examples: "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"

Used in print:

(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)

Here he sketched , sitting in their flowing gowns of linen and silk , young_girls not_yet twenty , some about to be married , some married a year or two .

Synonyms pose sit posture model Related Terms expose ramp art model sitting pose

6. sit [ v ] sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
Examples: "She never sat a horse!" "Did you ever ride a camel?" "The girl liked to drive the young mare"

Used in print:

(Jim Thompson, The Transgressors....)

Why did these yokels still wear boots , anyway , when most had scarcely sat a horse in years ?

Synonyms ride sit Related Terms travel ride_herd outride ride_horseback prance gallop canter override riding ride riding

7. sit [ v ] work or act as a baby-sitter
Examples: "I cannot baby-sit tonight I have too much homework to do"

Synonyms sit baby-sit Related Terms guard babysitter

8. sit [ v ] show to a seat; assign a seat for
Examples: : "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"

Synonyms seat sit_down sit Related Terms situate put reseat seat seating

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