Synonyms for sit
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To be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs (especially the upper legs) are supported by some object.
After a long day of walking, it was good just to sit and relax.
To move oneself into such a position.
I asked him to sit.
To occupy a given position permanently.
The temple has sat atop that hill for centuries.
To be accepted or acceptable; to work.
To accommodate in seats; to seat.
The dining room table sits eight comfortably.
sit, sit downverb
sit, sit aroundverb
be around, often idly or without specific purpose
"The object sat in the corner"; "We sat around chatting for another hour"
sit down, sitverb
take a seat
be in session
"When does the court of law sit?"
model, pose, sit, postureverb
assume a posture as for artistic purposes
"We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
sit down, stupefy, baffle, stick, seat, mock up, get, simulate, put, mystify, flummox, beat, present, place, personate, impersonate, position, dumbfound, perplex, mould, sit around, lay, ride, posture, amaze, mold, baby-sit, gravel, pattern, nonplus, bewilder, vex, set, model, puzzle, pose
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"
bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, tease, ride, hinge upon, pose, drive, depend on, depend upon, baby-sit, cod, sit around, posture, tantalise, mount, model, rag, razz, taunt, seat, twit, sit down, tantalize, rally
be located or situated somewhere
"The White House sits on Pennsylvania Avenue"
work or act as a baby-sitter
"I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do"
seat, sit, sit downverb
show to a seat; assign a seat for
"The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"
serve in a specific professional capacity
"the priest sat for confession"; "she sat on the jury"
noho is the maori word for sit. a word often used to calm children down when standing
e noho children, its time to start class now.Submitted by mikaw on August 8, 2019
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If we're going to start a precedent, starting yesterday, where we're going to bring high-profile members of the African-American community into the courtroom to sit with the family during the trial in the presence of the jury, I believe that's intimidating and it's an attempt to pressure.
The main thing is I can't even walk up a flight of stairs without being out of breath or going to the bathroom without having to sit down because I'm exhausted.
I just want to tell President Donald Trump directly : I'm a Syrian refugee who survived chemical weapons attacks, who lived under two years of siege and bombardment by The Syrian government, i would love to, like, buy you a beer, and just sit in front of you and tell you how bad it is in Syria.
I also grew up watching someone sit comfortably in victimhood, and I didn't like how it looked, i knew that this person was giving me an example of what I'd never want to be, and I will never ever be that.
I've lived that day many times over, there's no need to sit around and feel sorry for myself.
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