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Definition of sit:

  1. To keep the seat upon; to seat. To sit down, to place one's self on a seat; to begin a siege; to fix a permanent abode. To sit up, not to go to bed.
  2. To rest upon the haunches; to perch; to occupy a seat; to rest; to lie; to hold a session; to exercise authority; to incubate; to be placed; to be suited.


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Google Ngram Viewer results for sit:

This graph shows how "sit" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for sit:

  1. All we'll have to do will be to sit still? "Ethel Morton at Chautauqua" , Mabell S. C. Smith.
  2. I must sit and work. "Letters of Anton Chekhov" , Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett.
  3. How shall I sit? "Saracinesca" , F. Marion Crawford.

Quotes for sit:

  1. It's fun. I sit down every day and tell stories. Some folk would kill to get that chance. - Bernard Cornwell
  2. Before marriage, many couples are very much like people rushing to catch an airplane; once aboard, they turn into passengers. They just sit there. - Paul Getty
  3. I can remember feeling very angry, and saying no! I can do it myself! From that point of view it was very emotional for me to get myself to the point to sit in the chair and be "up". - Gregory Hines
  4. Ever since I came to Congress in 1992, there are those who have been trying to silence my voice. I've been told to "sit down and shut up" over and over again. Well, I won't sit down and I won't shut up until the full and unvarnished truth is placed before the American people. - Cynthia McKinney
  5. I try to sit down at the typewriter four times a day, even if it's only five minutes, and write three sentences. - Roger Zelazny

Rhymes for sit:

  1. acquit, admit, befit, commit, dewitt, emit, gillett, lafitte, legit, omit, permit, prewitt, refit, remit, submit, transmit, unfit.
  2. bit, brit, britt, chit, fit, fitt, flit, get, grit, hit, hitt, it, kit, kitt, knit, lit, litt, mit, mitt, nit, pit, pitt, plitt, quit, ritt, schmidt, schmitt, skit, slit, smit, spit, split, splitt, vitt, whit, wit, witt, writ.
  3. readmit, recommit, resubmit.

Idioms for sit:

  1. sit right/ well ( with sb)
  2. sit tight
  3. sit by sm
  4. not sit well with sb
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