Associations to the word «Sit»
SIT, verb. (intransitive) (of a person) To be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs (especially the upper legs) are supported by some object.
SIT, verb. (intransitive) (of a person) To move oneself into such a position.
SIT, verb. (intransitive) (of an object) To occupy a given position permanently.
SIT, verb. To remain in a state of repose; to rest; to abide; to rest in any position or condition.
SIT, verb. (government) To be a member of a deliberative body.
SIT, verb. (legal) (government) Of a legislative or, especially, a judicial body such as a court, to be in session.
SIT, verb. To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh.
SIT, verb. To be adjusted; to fit.
SIT, verb. (intransitive) (of an agreement or arrangement) To be accepted or acceptable; to work.
SIT, verb. (transitive) To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.
SIT, verb. (transitive) To accommodate in seats; to seat.
SIT, verb. (intransitive) shortened form of babysit.
SIT, verb. (transitive) (US) To babysit
SIT, verb. (transitive) (Australia) (New Zealand) (UK) To take, to undergo or complete (an examination or test).
SIT, verb. To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate.
SIT, verb. To take a position for the purpose of having some artistic representation of oneself made, such as a picture or a bust.
SIT, verb. To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a relative position; to have direction.
SIT, noun. (rare) (Buddhism) an event (usually one full day or more) where the primary goal is to sit in meditation.
SIT AROUND, verb. To sit down and not do anything important.
SIT BACK, verb. To recline while still in a seated position, with one's back on the frame of the seat.
SIT BACK, verb. (idiomatic) To relax, to not exert oneself.
SIT BONE, noun. Either of the two ischial tuberosities.
SIT BONES, noun. Plural of sit bone
SIT DEAD-RED, verb. (baseball) When a batter is looking for a four-seam fastball. Popularized by broadcaster and former player Joe Morgan.
SIT DOWN, verb. (intransitive) To assume a sitting position from a standing position.
SIT DOWN, verb. (transitive or reflexive) To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.
SIT DOWN, verb. (figurative) To meet formally at a conference table.
SIT IN, verb. (idiomatic) To attend something for one time, as a visitor.
SIT IN FOR, verb. (idiomatic) To substitute; to take somebody's place.
SIT IN ON, verb. To attend a private meeting without participating.
SIT ON, verb. (idiomatic) To block, suppress, restrain.
SIT ON, verb. (idiomatic) (informal) To restrain (a person).
SIT ON, verb. (idiomatic) To take no action on
SIT ON, verb. To be a member of
SIT ON IT, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see sit on, sit, on, it.
SIT ON IT, verb. (idiomatic) shove it up your ass (up yours) or back off.
SIT ON ONE'S HANDS, verb. (idiomatic) To be idle when action is needed, perhaps because of fear, ignorance, complacency, indecisiveness, or dislike of the person(s) or situation.
SIT ON THE FENCE, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To remain neutral on a certain topic, to not have a stance or opinion.
SIT OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To decline to participate; particularly, to decline to dance.
SIT OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To not participate.
SIT OUT, verb. (nautical) To lean out to the windward side of a sailboat in order to counterbalance the effects of the wind on the sails.
SIT OUT, verb. (wrestling) To escape a hold while face down by swinging one's legs around into the sitting position.
SIT STILL, verb. To remain motionless.
SIT STILL, verb. (idiomatic) To accept, tolerate, or acquiesce.
SIT THE FENCE, verb. Alternative form of sit on the fence
SIT THERE LIKE A LEMON, verb. To remain uselessly in a place or situation, without taking any action.
SIT THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) To unwillingly stay seated until the end of an event.
SIT TIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) To wait patiently; to take no action; to remain quiet or relatively motionless.
SIT UP, noun. Alternative spelling of sit-up; alternative spelling of situp
SIT UP, verb. (intransitive) To assume a sitting position from a position lying down.
SIT UP, verb. (intransitive) To sit erect.
SIT UP, verb. (intransitive) To show interest or surprise.
SIT UP, verb. To rise.
SIT UPON, noun. (British) (colloquial) buttocks, bottom
SIT UPON, noun. Small, portable cushion for sitting on
SIT UPS, noun. Plural of sit up
SIT, verb. Be seated.
SIT, verb. Be around, often idly or without specific purpose; "The object sat in the corner"; "We sat around chatting for another hour".
SIT, verb. Take a seat.
SIT, verb. Be in session; "When does the court of law sit?".
SIT, verb. Assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often".
SIT, verb. 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".
SIT, verb. Be located or situated somewhere; "The White House sits on Pennsylvania Avenue".
SIT, verb. Work or act as a baby-sitter; "I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do".
SIT, verb. Show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith".
SIT, verb. Serve in a specific professional capacity; "the priest sat for confession"; "she sat on the jury".
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