1) obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Sit, for sitteth.

v. t.

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 the ground.

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.

4) To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh; -- with on; as, a weight or burden sits lightly upon him.

5) To be adjusted; to fit; as, a coat sts well or ill.

6) To suit one well or ill, as an act; to become; to befit; -- used impersonally.

7) To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate.

8) To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a relative position; to have direction.

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 to-night.

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.

12) To sit upon; to keep one's seat upon; as, he sits a horse well.

13) To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to; -- used reflexively.

14) To suit (well / ill); to become.

Examples Sentences for


1) My place of refuge was constructed of wood, but so low that I could with difficulty Sit upright in it.
2) He laid a mat on the slab of rock and covered it with a thick sleeping bag before helping her to Sit down
3) Rousing himself sufficiently to Sit up and look about him, he found that worthy in close fellowship and communication with a labouring man, over a pint of ale. ‘So, you’re going on to Lower Halliford, are you?sinquired Sikes. ‘Yes, I am,sreplied the man, who seemed a little the worse—or better, as the case might be—for drinking; and not slow about it neither.
4) Paulo Coelho F Prologue W e used to Sit until late at night in a café in Lourdes.
5) Elinor could Sit it no longer.
6) If it were up to him, we would all just Sit in our houses and wait to be slaughtered by our enemies or be stricken by some other calamity.
7) She paced the room, smoked a few cigarettes, and only half an hour later did she feel calm enough to Sit down again on the bed, along with all her clothes.
8) A part of me wanted to Sit around for another two years and wait for us to fall in love.
9) Now when we are forced to Sit for hours in airports or need to abruptly change plans, I avoid stress, frustration, and anger by focusing on a poSitive interpretation of the negative event.
10) The boys polished them with their spoons till they shone again; and when they had performed this operation (which never took very long, the spoons being nearly as large as the bowls), they would Sit staring at the copper, with such eager eyes, as if they could have devoured the very bricks of which it was composed; employing themselves, meanwhile, in sucking their fingers most assiduously, with the view of catching up any stray splashes of gruel that might have been cast thereon.
11) And yet, as the sun sank lower on the horizon, and the clouds filled up with rays of gold and pink, Brida had the feeling that what she was b r i da 79 struggling for in life was exactly this, to be able to Sit one day and contemplate just such a sunset.
12) Battle of the Sit River was fought in the northern part of the present-day Yaroslavl Oblast of Russia between the Mongol Hordes of Batu Khan and the Russians under George II of Vladimir-Suzdal -LRB- also known as Yuri II -RRB- during the Mongol invasion of Russia
13) On some tours I become overtired, and despite the tremendous effort it takes for me to Sit up in bed, I ll do just that in my sleep, and then I ll begin speaking as if I m addressing an audience.
14) I ve been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to Sit in a library.’ ‘Has it?’ ‘A little bit, I think.
15) “I saw his press conference last night,” Bonnie said, as they went to Sit outside on the deck.
16) When it became quite dark, and they returned home, the young lady would Sit down to the piano, and play some pleasant air, or sing, in a low and gentle voice, some old song which it pleased her aunt to hear.
17) She could not Sit still; she wanted to go and hear the 158 The Scarlet Pimpernel worst at once; she wondered even that Chauvelin had not come yet, to vent his wrath and satire upon her.
18) I sniffed, “yeah no use it letting a Temper Pedic just Sit in here.”
19) What! all alone! you will be glad of a little company to Sit with you.
20) And right now she wanted to Sit astride him
21) The girl jumped up, with great alacrity; poured it quickly out, but with her back towards him; and held the vessel to his lips, while he drank off the contents. ‘Now,ssaid the robber, come and Sit aside of me, and put on your own face; or I ll alter it so, that you won’t know it agin when you do want it.’
22) But when he finally knocks on my door, all he wants to do is Sit and talk.
23) Some one who had been driving a little behind us confirmed this and the policeman turned away. ‘Now, if you’ll let me have that name again correct——‘ Picking up Wilson like a doll Tom carried him into the office, set him down in a chair and came back. ‘If somebody’ll come here and Sit with him!she snapped authoritatively.
24) Over the years , the ground has been redeveloped , with the construction of the near-identical Bobby Cox and Bob Shankly stands , which Sit at either end of the ground
25) Ashley and Geo could hear giggles coming from the room for a while, and then they stopped, as he and Ashley continued to Sit on the deck, and opened another bottle of wine.
26) It didn't do to dwell on the fact that the other survivors would have to Sit on their hands until relieved by reinforcements or death.
27) Ashley and Geo could hear giggles coming from the room for a while, and then they stopped, as he and Ashley continued to Sit on the deck, and opened another bottle of wine.
28) “I wanted to see you,” he said quietly, and pulled up a stool to Sit beside her.
29) Then, he would walk with Mrs Maylie and Rose, and hear them talk of books; or perhaps Sit near them, in some shady place, and listen whilst the young lady read: which he could have done, until it grew too dark to see the letters.
30) But he always returned to Sit right in front of me, you would say staring if he had had anything to stare with.