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To adopt or be in a position in which one's weight is supported by one's buttocks
“I was flabbergasted by the oven's vast number of features and needed to sit immediately to take it all in.”
To hold a meeting
“The committee would sit for hours as they decided on the best course of action.”
To remain or be located in a particular position or state
“To the right of the throne room, two small buildings sit side by side.”
To 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.”
(sit with) To be harmonious with
“Its aristocratic tendencies sit badly with the meritocratic facts of Scottish life.”
To put or place something in a given location or position
“This allows us to sit the frame up against the artwork or photograph to see how it will complement or clash with the piece.”
(of a table, room, or building) To be large enough for (a specified number of seated people)
“The 6,000 square-foot restaurant will sit about 200 people in the dining area and bar.”
To pose for a painting or photograph
“Daniel Rowland was a self-effacing man, who only once consented to sit for his portrait.”
To mind a child or infant
“We could try to get Mrs. Hillman to sit while we go out for dinner.”
To keep an egg warm, allowing it to hatch
“When none of the hens would sit, Kyra was despondent.”
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