Definition of 'sit'
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She has probably sat for more artists than anyone else. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Would it be good to just go somewhere and sit and think and write? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why did da rest sit and watch. The Sun (2012)In each chair sat an elderly person staring straight ahead. Christianity Today (2000)The galley is the only place to sit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This health by stealth sits somewhere between two unhealthy extremes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The rest a you sit down and hush. A Plague of Angels (1993)So to see them now sitting in fifth place after six wins and a draw is fantastic. The Sun (2011)Sitting in the chair caused sores and a rash all over his body. The Sun (2013)Could they sit somewhere different in class? Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is an unusual experience to have a prince sitting in your chair. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sit down and rest for at least five minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How can you be valued so highly as employees and be left without a place to sit? 21 DOG YEARS (2002)He saw people sitting in chairs that the law did not sanction. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)He read out a seat number in the room and presented the prize to the person sitting there. The Sun (2014)The third is a mysterious back view of the artist sitting by the Seine. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My theory is that it's because it sits somewhere between being an accessory and a pet. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's just somewhere warm to sit as the world drones by. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Artists are sitting idle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Judging by the number of them wearing lipstick and eye liner, many of them appear to sleep with a make-up artist sitting on their bedside table. The Sun (2014)
Synonyms of 'sit'
take a seat, perch, settle down, be seated
be a member of, serve on, have a seat on, preside on
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Translations for 'sit'
British English: sit /sɪt/ VERB
If you are sitting somewhere, for example in a chair, your weight is supported by your buttocks rather than your feet.
He was sitting on the floor.
- American English: sit
- Arabic: يَقْعِدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: sentar-se
- Chinese: 坐
- Croatian: sjediti
- Czech: sedět
- Danish: sidde
- Dutch: zitten
- European Spanish: sentarse
- Finnish: istua
- French: être assis
- German: sitzen
- Greek: κάθομαι
- Italian: sedere
- Japanese: 座る
- Korean: 앉다
- Norwegian: sitte
- Polish: usiąść
- European Portuguese: sentar-se
- Romanian: a ședea
- Russian: сидеть
- Spanish: sentarse
- Swedish: sitta
- Thai: นั่ง
- Turkish: oturmak
- Ukrainian: сидіти
- Vietnamese: ngồi
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