Definition of sit:

part of speech: participle


part of speech: verb

To rest on the haunches: to perch, as birds: to rest: to remain: to brood: to occupy a seat, esp. officially: to be officially engaged: to blow from a certain direction, as the wind.

part of speech: verb

To sit upon, as a horse; to seat.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To rest on the lower part of the trunk of the body; perch; rest or lie; repose on a seat; to fit; as, the dress sits well; occupy a seat officially; as, to sit in Parliament; hold a session; as, the court will sit in January; to cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to pose; as, to sit for a portrait.

part of speech: verb

To rest on the haunches; perch; brood; remain; be in session.

part of speech: verb

To keep the seat upon: to seat:- pr. p. sitting; pa. t. and pa. p. sat.

part of speech: participle


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