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Definition of 'sitting'

See also: sit 


  1. (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
  2. the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position; "he read the mystery at one sitting"
  3. a meeting of spiritualists; "the seance was held in the medium's parlor"
       Synonyms: seance session
  4. a session as of a legislature or court


  1. (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: standing
  2. not moving and therefore easy to attack; "a sitting target"

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