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sit down

Definition of sit down

  1. 1 :  to put oneself into a sitting position <Come on in and sit down.> —sometimes used figuratively <We need to sit down and figure this problem out.>

  2. 2 :  to cause (someone) to be seated :  to put or get (someone) in a sitting position <He sat the child down.> <You need to sit him down and have a talk with him.> <She sat herself down on the couch.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to rest on the buttocks or haunches

    :  perch, roost

    :  to occupy a place as a member of an official body

  1. :  the manner in which a garment fits

    :  an act or period of sitting

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  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. : :  to cause to go or come down: as

    :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down

    :  a complete play to advance the ball in football

  1. :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down



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