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]
to cause to sit down <the host had to sit some of the guests on the porch>
to cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop <we didn't want to disturb the hens, as they were sitting>
to occupy a place or location <the large monument that sits at the entrance to the battlefield>
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