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Definition of 'sit'


  1. be seated
       Synonyms: sit down
       Antonyms: stand stand up lie
  2. sit around, often unused; "The object sat in the corner"
  3. take a seat
       Synonyms: sit down
       Antonyms: arise rise uprise get up stand up
  4. be in session; "When does the court of law sit?"
  5. assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
       Synonyms: model pose posture
  6. 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: ride
  7. work or act as a baby-sitter; "I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do"
       Synonyms: baby-sit
  8. show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"
       Synonyms: seat sit down

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