Definitions for sit

Definitions for (verb) sit

Main entry: sit

Definition: serve in a specific professional capacity

Usage: the priest sat for confession; she sat on the jury

Main entry: sit, sit down

Definition: be seated

Main entry: seat, sit, sit down

Definition: show to a seat; assign a seat for

Usage: The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith

Main entry: ride, sit

Definition: sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions

Usage: She never sat a horse!; Did you ever ride a camel?; The girl liked to drive the young mare

Main entry: sit, sit down

Definition: take a seat

Main entry: sit

Definition: be in session

Usage: When does the court of law sit?

Main entry: model, pose, posture, sit

Definition: assume a posture as for artistic purposes

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

Main entry: sit, baby-sit

Definition: work or act as a baby-sitter

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

Main entry: sit

Definition: be located or situated somewhere

Usage: The White House sits on Pennsylvania Avenue

Main entry: sit, sit around

Definition: be around, often idly or without specific purpose

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

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