Hindi translation of 'sit'
sit /sɪt सिट्/
Word forms: sits, sitting, sat
1. intransitive verb
If you are sitting somewhere, for example in a chair, your weight is supported by your buttocks rather than your feet.
Joshua was sitting on the floor.
2. intransitive verb
When you sit somewhere, you lower your body until you are sitting on something.
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.
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.
5. transitive verb
In British English, if you sit an examination, you do it. In American English, you take an examination.
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]
If you sit tight, you remain where you are and do not take any action.
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.
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.
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 होना
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.
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