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sit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sit

  1. 1 to rest on the buttocks or haunches <everybody needs to sit down, or no one will be able to see the movie> Synonyms set [chiefly dialect] Related Words perch; lounge, slouch, sprawl, squat, straddle Near Antonyms arise, get up, rise, stand

  2. 2 to cause to sit down <the host had to sit some of the guests on the porch> Synonyms set down, seatRelated Words ensconce, settle; lay, lie, rest; place, put; recline, repose

  3. 3 to cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop <we didn't want to disturb the hens, as they were sitting> Synonyms brood, hatch, incubate, setRelated Words lay, spawn

  4. 4 to occupy a place or location <the large monument that sits at the entrance to the battlefield> Synonyms be, bear, lie, standRelated Words command, overlook; hang around, remain, rest, stay, stick around, tarry; await, wait; post, station; dwell, reside




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