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Synonyms for sitting
ˈsɪt ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sitting, posing(noun)

    (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)

    "he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting"

    Synonyms:
    posing, seance, session

    Antonyms:
    moving

  2. sitting(noun)

    the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position

    "he read the mystery at one sitting"

    Synonyms:
    posing, seance, session

    Antonyms:
    moving

  3. seance, sitting, session(noun)

    a meeting of spiritualists

    "the seance was held in the medium's parlor"

    Synonyms:
    school term, academic session, posing, academic term, seance, session

    Antonyms:
    moving

  4. sitting(adj)

    a session as of a legislature or court

    Synonyms:
    posing, seance, session

    Antonyms:
    moving

  5. seated, sitting(adj)

    (of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks

    "the seated Madonna"; "the audience remained seated"

    Synonyms:
    seated

    Antonyms:
    moving

  6. sitting(adj)

    not moving and therefore easy to attack

    "a sitting target"

    Synonyms:
    seated

    Antonyms:
    moving

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sitting(n.)

    Synonyms:
    session

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sitting(n)

    Associated words:
    sedentary, assession, astasia

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sitting":

    meeting, part-session, session, seated, sit, assis, hearing, zasedání, sittings, house, partsession, assembly, sittin

How to pronounce sitting?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say sitting in sign language?

  1. sitting

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How to use sitting in a sentence?

  1. Claude Begle:

    We did a lot of due diligence and we found that the names of institutions appearing on the OFAC (the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control) sanction list are sometimes not far away, when you look at the shareholders structure at the second or third level, then you see that such names may appear. They are sitting there.

  2. Yves Guillemot:

    We don't want them sitting on the board, because they're implementing a creeping control strategy to take over the company.

  3. Armistead Whitney:

    I had 200 employees that were counting on me as a leader to guide them, to make sure that they could be safe, to make sure that the company could also survive and continue to serve our customers, what we saw that day was an inability to make the right decisions. We had a binder of plans kind of sitting on the shelf that no one had ever read. And that was a very, very challenging way to try to figure out what to do.

  4. Buck Sexton:

    For John Brennan, the most recent former CIA director, to come forward and insinuate -- on national TV -- that a sitting president is the subject of blackmail by a foreign adversary is outrageous, there used to be a day when intelligence officials, whether they were in office or out of office, would not spew innuendo like that, especially such grave charges.

  5. Johnnie Green:

    I have never lost that many church members in thirty days, it's unfathomable. These are people who five weeks ago were sitting in the congregation. These were active members. People who sang in the choir and served in the ministry.


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