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Synonyms for sit
sɪtsit

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Wiktionary

  1. sitverb

    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.

    Synonyms:
    be seated

  2. sitverb

    To move oneself into such a position.

    I asked him to sit.

    Synonyms:
    take a seat, sit down, be seated, sit up

  3. sitverb

    To occupy a given position permanently.

    The temple has sat atop that hill for centuries.

    Synonyms:
    found, situate, be

  4. sitverb

    To be accepted or acceptable; to work.

    Synonyms:
    receive, accept, welcome, well

  5. sitverb

    To accommodate in seats; to seat.

    The dining room table sits eight comfortably.

    Synonyms:
    seat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sit, sit downverb

    be seated

    Synonyms:
    posture, ride, sit down, baby-sit, seat, model, pose, sit around

    Antonyms:
    stand, lie, stand up

  2. sit, sit aroundverb

    be around, often idly or without specific purpose

    "The object sat in the corner"; "We sat around chatting for another hour"

    Synonyms:
    posture, ride, sit down, baby-sit, seat, model, pose, sit around

    Antonyms:
    stand, stand up, lie

  3. sit down, sitverb

    take a seat

    Synonyms:
    posture, seat, sit down, baby-sit, sit around, model, pose, ride

    Antonyms:
    stand up, stand, lie

  4. sitverb

    be in session

    "When does the court of law sit?"

    Synonyms:
    posture, ride, sit down, baby-sit, seat, model, pose, sit around

    Antonyms:
    lie, stand up, stand

  5. model, pose, sit, postureverb

    assume a posture as for artistic purposes

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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    lie, stand up, stand

  6. ride, sitverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    stand, lie, stand up

  7. sitverb

    be located or situated somewhere

    "The White House sits on Pennsylvania Avenue"

    Synonyms:
    posture, ride, sit down, baby-sit, seat, model, pose, sit around

    Antonyms:
    stand, lie, stand up

  8. baby-sit, sitverb

    work or act as a baby-sitter

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

    Synonyms:
    posture, ride, sit down, baby-sit, sit around, seat, model, pose

    Antonyms:
    lie, stand up, stand

  9. seat, sit, sit downverb

    show to a seat; assign a seat for

    "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"

    Synonyms:
    invest, posture, ride, induct, baby-sit, sit around, seat, model, pose, sit down

    Antonyms:
    lie, stand up, stand

  10. sitverb

    serve in a specific professional capacity

    "the priest sat for confession"; "she sat on the jury"

    Synonyms:
    posture, ride, sit down, baby-sit, seat, model, pose, sit around

    Antonyms:
    lie, stand up, stand

Editors Contribution

  1. noho

    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  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sitverb

    Synonyms:
    be seated, have a seat

  2. sitverb

    Synonyms:
    perch (as a bird)

  3. sitverb

    Synonyms:
    stay, rest, settle

  4. sitverb

    Synonyms:
    brood (as fowls), incubate

  5. sitverb

    Synonyms:
    fit, be adjusted

  6. sitverb

    Synonyms:
    hold a session

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sit":

    seated, sta, sitting, assis, tis, stay, serve

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How to use sit in a sentence?

  1. Kevin Gough:

    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.

  2. Colton Underwood:

    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.

  3. Kassem Eid:

    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.

  4. Jennifer Aniston:

    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.

  5. Arleen Weise:

    I've lived that day many times over, there's no need to sit around and feel sorry for myself.


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