Found 4 items, similar to sitting.
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English → English
v 1: be seated [syn: sit down
] [ant: stand
2: sit around, often unused; “The object sat in the corner”
3: take a seat [syn: sit down
] [ant: arise
4: be in session; “When does the court of law sit?”
5: assume a posture as for artistic purposes; “We don't know
the woman who posed for Leonardo so often”
6: sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while
controlling its motions; “She never sat a horse!”
you ever ride a camel?”
; “The girl liked to drive the
7: work or act as a baby-sitter; “I cannot baby-sit tonight; I
have too much homework to do”
8: show to a seat; assign a seat for; “The host seated me next
to Mrs. Smith”
, sit down
adj 1: (of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the
body supported on the buttocks; “the seated Madonna”
“the audience remained seated”
] [ant: standing
2: not moving and therefore easy to attack; “a sitting target”
n 1: (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for
a photograph or portrait); “he wanted his portrait
painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting”
2: the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position; “he
read the mystery at one sitting”
3: a meeting of spiritualists; “the seance was held in the
4: a session as of a legislature or court
English → English
, v. i. [imp. Sat
, archaic); p. p. Sat
, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Sitting
.] [OE. sitten,
AS. sittan; akin to OS. sittian, OFries. sitta, D. zitten, G.
sitzen, OHG. sizzen, Icel. sitja, SW. sitta, Dan. sidde,
Goth. sitan, Russ. sidiete, L. sedere, Gr. ???, Skr. sad.
[root]154. Cf. Assess
, n., Sedate
, 4th Sell
, v. t., Sizar
1. To rest upon the haunches, or the lower extremity of the
trunk of the body; -- said of human beings, and sometimes
of other animals; as, to sit on a sofa, on a chair, or on
And he came and took the book put of the right hand
of him that sate upon the seat. --Bible (1551)
(Rev. v. 7.)
I pray you, jest, sir, as you sit at dinner. --Shak.
2. To perch; to rest with the feet drawn up, as birds do on a
branch, pole, etc.
3. To remain in a state of repose; to rest; to abide; to rest
in any position or condition.
And Moses said to . . . the children of Reuben,
Shall your brothren go to war, and shall ye sit
here? --Num. xxxii.
Like a demigod here sit I in the sky. --Shak.
4. To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh; -- with on; as,
a weight or burden sits lightly upon him.
The calamity sits heavy on us. --Jer. Taylor.
5. To be adjusted; to fit; as, a coat sts well or ill.
This new and gorgeous garment, majesty,
Sits not so easy on me as you think. --Shak.
6. To suit one well or ill, as an act; to become; to befit;
-- used impersonally. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
7. To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood;
As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them
not. --Jer. xvii.
8. To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a
relative position; to have direction.
Like a good miller that knows how to grind, which
way soever the wind sits. --Selden.
Sits the wind in that quarter? --Sir W.
9. To occupy a place or seat as a member of an official body;
as, to sit in Congress.
10. To hold a session; to be in session for official
business; -- said of legislative assemblies, courts,
etc.; as, the court sits in January; the aldermen sit
11. To take a position for the purpose of having some
artistic representation of one's self made, as a picture
or a bust; as, to sit to a painter.
To sit at
, to rest under; to be subject to. [Obs.] “A
farmer can not husband his ground so well if he sit at a
To sit at meat
or To sit at table
, to be at table for
To sit down
(a) To place one's self on a chair or other seat; as, to
sit down when tired.
(b) To begin a siege; as, the enemy sat down before the
(c) To settle; to fix a permanent abode. --Spenser.
(d) To rest; to cease as satisfied. “Here we can not sit
down, but still proceed in our search.”
To sit for a fellowship
, to offer one's self for
examination with a view to obtaining a fellowship. [Eng.
To sit out
(a) To be without engagement or employment. [Obs.] --Bp.
(b) To outstay.
To sit under
, to be under the instruction or ministrations
of; as, to sit under a preacher; to sit under good
To sit up
, to rise from, or refrain from, a recumbent
posture or from sleep; to sit with the body upright; as,
to sit up late at night; also, to watch; as, to sit up
with a sick person. “He that was dead sat up, and began
--Luke vii. 15.
Being in the state, or the position, of one who, or that
1. The state or act of one who sits; the posture of one who
occupies a seat.
2. A seat, or the space occupied by or allotted for a person,
in a church, theater, etc.; as, the hall has 800 sittings.
3. The act or time of sitting, as to a portrait painter,
4. The actual presence or meeting of any body of men in their
seats, clothed with authority to transact business; a
session; as, a sitting of the judges of the King's Bench,
or of a commission.
The sitting closed in great agitation. --Macaulay.
5. The time during which one sits while doing something, as
reading a book, playing a game, etc.
For the understanding of any one of St. Paul's
Epistles I read it all through at one sitting.
6. A brooding over eggs for hatching, as by fowls.
The male bird . . . amuses her [the female] with his
songs during the whole time of her sitting.
, an apartment where the members of a family
usually sit, as distinguished from a drawing-room, parlor,
chamber, or kitchen.