Hindi translation of sit
sitPowered by COBUILD /sɪt सिट्/
Word forms: sits, sitting, sat
Definitions and Translations
1. intransitive verb
If you are sitting somewhere, for example in a chair, your weight is supported by your buttocks rather than your feet.बिठाना ⇒ Joshua was sitting on the floor.
2. intransitive verb
When you sit somewhere, you lower your body until you are sitting on something.बैठना ⇒ He set the cases against a wall and sat on them.
3. transitive verb
If you sit someone somewhere, you tell them to sit there or put them in a sitting position.बैठाना ⇒ When I was three, he'd sit me on his knee.
4. intransitive verb
If you sit on a committee, you are a member of it.सदस्य होनाशामिल होना
5. transitive verb
In British English, if you sit an examination, you do it. In American English, you take an examination.देनाशामिल होना
6. → See note at exam
7. intransitive verb
When a parliament, law court, or other official body is sitting, it is officially doing its work. [formal]बैठक होनाअधिवेशन होना
If you sit tight, you remain where you are and do not take any action.जमकर बैठनाआसन जमाना ⇒ Sit tight. I'll be right back.
9. to sit on the fence → see fence
sit around [Brit also sit about]
If you sit around or sit about, you spend time doing nothing useful. [informal]बेफ़िक्र बैठे रहना ⇒ Eve isn't the type to sit around doing nothing.
If you sit back while something is happening, you relax and do not become involved in it.बैठे रहना ⇒ Get everyone talking and then sit back and enjoy the conversation.
sit in on
If you sit in on a meeting or lesson, you are present while it is taking place but do not take part in it.सभा में शामिल होना ⇒ Will they permit you to sit in on a few classes?
If you say that someone is sitting on something, you mean that they are deliberately not dealing with it or not revealing it to others.रोककर रखना ⇒ The police sat on vital information for years.
If you sit something out, you wait for it to finish, without taking any action.सम्मिलित न होनाबाहर रहना ⇒ The German player had to sit out the match because of a knee injury.
If you sit through something such as a film or lecture, you stay until it is finished, although you are not enjoying it.अंत तक रुके रहना ⇒ He sat through the press conference with a resigned expression.
If you sit up, you move into a sitting position when you have been leaning back or lying down.उठ बैठना
If you sit up, you do not go to bed although it is very late.देर तक जागना ⇒ We sat up, drinking coffee and talking.
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Example Sentences Including 'sit'
Dead or alive, R ' shiel is gone, and you can't afford to sit here wallowing in self-pity.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Ellimere was probably already waiting for him back at the Palace, since both of them were to sit in Petty Court this morning.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
He was comfortable now; all he had to do was sit them out.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
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'sit' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَقْعِدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: sentar-se
- Chinese: 坐
- Croatian: sjediti
- Czech: sedět
- Danish: sidde
- Dutch: zitten
- European Spanish: sentarse
- Finnish: istua
- French: être assis être assise
- German: sitzen
- Greek: κάθομαι
- Italian: sedere
- Japanese: 座る
- Korean: 앉다
- Norwegian: sitte
- Polish: usiąść siadać
- Portuguese: sentar-se
- Romanian: a ședea
- Russian: сидеть
- Spanish: sentarse
- Swedish: sitta
- Thai: นั่ง
- Turkish: oturmak
- Ukrainian: сидіти
- Vietnamese: ngồi
Translation of sit from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary