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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 didnʼt 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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