past tense of sit

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1 to rest on the buttocks or haunches
  • everybody needs to sit down because it's time for class

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  • set
  • [chiefly dialect]

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2 to cause to sit down
  • the host had to sit some of the guests on the porch

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3 to cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop
  • we didn't want to disturb the hens, as they were sitting

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4 to occupy a place or location
  • the monument that sits at the entrance to the battlefield

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“Sat.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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