Synonyms of 'sit'
1 take a seatDictionary, perch, settle down
Eva pulled up a chair and sat beside her husband.
2 placeDictionary, set, put
She found her chair and sat it in the usual spot.
Chairs were placed in rows for the parents.
He took the case out of her hand and set it on the floor.
She put her bag on the floor.
Just park your bag on the floor.
Position trailing plants near the edges of the basket.
He rested his arms on the back of the chair.
Lay a sheet of newspaper on the floor.
Albert settled himself on the sofa.
The barman deposited a glass and two bottles of beer in front of him.
We dumped our bags on the table.
The pain was situated above and below the eyes.
3 poseDictionary, model
She was sitting for the artist for 8 hours.
be a member of
have a seat on
5 conveneDictionary, meet, assemble
Parliament sits for only 28 weeks out of 52.
7 babysitDictionary, childmind
I've asked Mum to sit for us next Saturday.
Phrasal verbssit about or around
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If a building or space can accommodate someone or something, it has enough room for them.
The school was not big enough to accommodate all the children.
There was nowhere for students to assemble before classes.
Thesaurus for sit from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you are sitting somewhere , for example in a chair , your bottom is resting on the chair and the upper part of your body is upright.