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

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

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as in spawning
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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“Sitting.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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