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sat, past participle; siting, present participle; sited, past tense; sits, 3rd person singular present; sited, past participle; sat, past tense; sitting, present participle;
  1. Adopt or be in a position in which one's weight is supported by one's buttocks rather than one's feet and one's back is upright
    • - you'd better sit down
    • - I sat next to him at dinner
  2. Cause to adopt or be in such a position
    • - sit yourself down and I'll bring you some coffee
  3. (of an animal) Rest with the hind legs bent and the body close to the ground
    • - it is important for a dog to sit when instructed
  4. (of a bird) Rest on a branch; perch

  5. (of a bird) Remain on its nest to incubate its egg
    • - a sitting hen
  6. Ride or keep one's seat on (a horse)

  7. Not use (a player) in a game
    • - the manager must decide who to sit in the World Series
  8. (of a table, room, or building) Be large enough for (a specified number of seated people)
    • - the cathedral sat about 3,000 people
  9. Pose, typically in a seated position, for (an artist or photographer)
    • - Walter Deverell asked her to sit for him
  10. Be or remain in a particular position or state
    • - the fridge was sitting in a pool of water
  11. (of an item of clothing) Fit a person well or badly as specified
    • - the blue uniform sat well on his big frame
  12. Be harmonious with
    • - his shyness doesn't sit easily with Hollywood tradition
  13. (of a legislature, committee, court of law, etc.) Be engaged in its business
    • - Congress continued sitting until March 16
  14. Serve as a member of a council, jury, or other official body
    • - they were determined that women jurists should sit on the tribunal
  15. Take (an examination)
    • - pupils are required to sit nine subjects at GCSE
    • - he was about to sit for his Cambridge entrance exam
  16. Stay in someone's house while they are away and look after their house or pet
    • - Kelly had been cat-sitting for me
  17. Babysit

  1. A period of sitting
    • - a sit in the shade
  2. The way in which an item of clothing fits someone
    • - the sit of her gown

  1. be seated
  2. be around, often idly or without specific purpose; "The object sat in the corner"; "We sat around chatting for another hour"
  3. sit down: take a seat
  4. be in session; "When does the court of law sit?"
  5. model: assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
  6. ride: sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare"
  7. StuffIt is a family of computer software utilities for archiving and compressing files on the Macintosh and Microsoft Windows platforms: it was originally produced for the Macintosh. An old version (5.2.0?) for Linux (x86) and Sun Solaris 2.7 or later is also available. ...
  8. Sitting is a rest position supported by the buttocks or thighs where the torso is more or less upright. There are several ways for humans to sit.
  9. (SITS) Saganami Island Tactical Simulator (SITS) is a tabletop wargame set in the Honorverse, a series of military science fiction novels written by David Weber and others and published by Baen Books. ...
  10. an event (usually one full day or more) where the primary goal is to sit in meditation; To be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs (especially the upper legs) are supported by some object; To move oneself into such a position; To occupy a given position permanently; ...
  11. SITS is the University's student records system used to store, administer and manage all aspects of student information from initial enquiry and application through to Degree Congregation. It may also be known as SRS and Dolphin.
  12. (sitting) A meeting of the House within a session. A sitting may last for only a matter of minutes or may extend for several hours.
  13. (Sitting) a meeting of the Assembly or that of a Committee on a day;
  14. ((Account) Sitting) Allowing another player to take control of your account, through the Settings --> Account Sitting process in game. This is most notably done in order to have someone look after your account whilst you’re away from TW. ...
  15. (Sitting) Allocated passenger dining time i.e. first (earlier) or second (later) sitting
  16. (Sitting) engaged in its business
  17. (sitting) Another term for seance.
  18. Telling the ball to drop softly, and not roll after landing.
  19. Sails are said to "sit" well when they do not girt, pucker, belly, or shake. This word is sometimes wrongly written "set."
  20. Spontaneous Ignition Temperature. The temperature at which an oil ignites of its own accord in the presence of air or oxygen under standard conditions.
  21. Expression aimed at the ball to encourage it to stop rolling.
  22. I'm about to give you a treat just like I did when we practiced this before.
  23. Servizio nazionale di Taratura (IT) / National Calibration Service
  24. Temporary storage of your belongings in the warehouse of the removal company at either origin or destination, pending the completion of delivery.
  25. This ending on a file type indicates it has been compressed with Stuffit software. Stuffit Expander is used by Mosaic to decompress the file.