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sit

verb

1 sit

Be seated.

synonym: sit down.

Roget 308: depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg; cast; let drop, let fall; sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, ... show more

Dutch: neerzitten, zetelen, zitten



2 sit

Be around, often idly or without specific purpose.

synonym: sit around.

3 sit

Take a seat.

synonym: sit down.

4 sit

Be in session.

5 sit

Assume a posture as for artistic purposes.

synonyms: model, pose, posture.

Dutch: poseren

6 sit

Sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions.

synonym: ride.

7 sit

Be located or situated somewhere.

8 sit

Work or act as a baby-sitter:
— I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do.

synonyms: baby-sit, babysit.

Dutch: babysitten

9 sit

Show to a seat; assign a seat for.

synonyms: seat, sit down.

10 sit

Serve in a specific professional capacity.


Moby thesaurus: be gravid, be knocked up, be pregnant, be seated, be with child, breed, brood, bum around, call together, carry, carry young, clock, convene, convoke, cover, do nothing, ensconce, gestate, goof off, hang around ... show more.

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