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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
“Janine needed to sit down after taking everything in, so she grabbed a chair and sat next to him.”
Hold a meeting
“Future Legislative Assemblies, as the successors to the Constituent were to be called, were to contain 745 seats and sit for two years.”
Be or remain in a particular position or state
“To the right of the throne room, two small buildings sit side by side.”
Serve as a member of a council, jury, or other official body
“Its members sit for five years, except for student representatives who hold their positions for one year.”
Be harmonious with
“Canberra's policies do not sit easily with many members with long memories.”
To pose for a painting or photograph
“Daniel Rowland was a self-effacing man, who only once consented to sit for his portrait.”
“I wonder if she'll be able to get Mrs Hillman to sit.”
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