sit–up

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noun \ˈsit-ˌəp\

Definition of sit–up

  1. :  a conditioning exercise performed from a supine position by raising the torso to a sitting position and returning to the original position without using the arms or lifting the feet

1938

First Known Use of sit–up

1938


SIT–UP Defined for English Language Learners

sit–up

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noun \ˈsit-ˌəp\

Definition of sit–up for English Language Learners

  • : an exercise in which you lie on your back and use your stomach muscles to raise the top part of your body to a sitting position


SIT–UP Defined for Kids

sit–up

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noun \ˈsit-ˌəp\

Definition of sit–up for Students

  1. :  an exercise done by lying on the back and rising to a sitting position

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