as in to set
to rest on the buttocks or haunches everybody needs to sit down because it's time for class

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as in to seat
to cause to sit down the host had to sit some of the guests on the porch

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as in to lay
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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as in to stand
to occupy a place or location the monument that sits at the entrance to the battlefield

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“Sit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sit. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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