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sit on

Definition of sit on

  1. 1 :  to be in a sitting position on (something) <a cat sitting on the window sill> <The boy sat on the fence.>

  2. 2 :  to be placed or situated on (something) <A vase sat on the table.>

  3. 3 informal :  to delay dealing with or talking about (something) <Let's sit on the problem for a while and see if anything changes.> <They have been sitting on my insurance claim for months!>

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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