Sit down! When you sit, you rest your weight on your bottom instead of standing on your feet. You can sit in a chair, sit on the floor, or sit in a giant bowl of chocolate pudding if you want to.
obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of
show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"
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"
take a seat
be in session; "When does the court of law sit?"
assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don''t know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
work or act as a baby-sitter; "I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do"
sit around, often unused; "The object sat in the corner"
obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Sit, for sitteth.
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.
To perch; to rest with the feet drawn up, as birds do on a branch, pole, etc.
To remain in a state of repose; to rest; to abide; to rest in any position or condition.
To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh; -- with on; as, a weight or burden sits lightly upon him.
To be adjusted; to fit; as, a coat sts well or ill.
To suit one well or ill, as an act; to become; to befit; -- used impersonally.
To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate.
To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a relative position; to have direction.
To occupy a place or seat as a member of an official body; as, to sit in Congress.
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.
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 upon; to keep one's seat upon; as, he sits a horse well.
To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to; -- used reflexively.
To suit (well / ill); to become.
And he came and took the book put of the right hand of him that sate upon the seat.
I pray you, jest, sir, as you sit at dinner.2.
And Moses said to . . . the children of Reuben, Shall your brothren go to war, and shall ye sit here?
Like a demigod here sit I in the sky.4.
The calamity sits heavy on us.5.
This new and gorgeous garment, majesty, Sits not so easy on me as you think.6.
As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not.8.
Like a good miller that knows how to grind, which way soever the wind sits.
Sits the wind in that quarter?9.
Hardly the muse can sit the headstrong horse.2.
They sat them down to weep.
Sit you down, father; rest you.3.
obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of
To rest upon the haunches, or the lower extremity of the trunk of the body; -- said of human beings, and sometimes of other animals;
To sit upon; to keep one's seat upon;
All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
Another thing I like to do is sit back and take in nature. To look at the birds, listen to their singing, go hiking, camping and jogging and running, walking along the beach, playing games and sometimes being alone with the great outdoors. It's very special to me.
A car to pick me up every day, a chair with my name on it, everybody being very polite... what can you do except sit back and watch it all, try to take it all in?
A company that pays attention to the family unit is a successful company. We don't isolate the family. We don't make rides that say, 'Hey mom, dad, you go sit on the bench.'
After a fellow gets famous it doesn't take long for someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school.
A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree.Misspelled Form
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A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table.
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
As much as I would love to be a person that goes to parties and has a couple of drinks and has a nice time, that doesn't work for me. I'd just rather sit at home and read, or go out to dinner with someone, or talk to someone I love, or talk to somebody that makes me laugh.
As a young boy, I read 'Cheaper by the Dozen' and immediately became neurotic about my use of time. It taxed me severely, but only for the next 50 years. But I think it also allowed me to discipline myself to sit in the chair and be a writer, where one of the most needed qualities is patience.
Are some women and children going to die? Yeah. But it's doing the right thing. You got money, you sit around talking about peace. People who don't have money need some help.
And the woman who could win the respect of man was often the woman who could knock him down with her bare fists and sit on him until he yelled for help.