Sit
Sit Sit, v. t. 1. To sit upon; to keep one's seat upon; as, he sits a horse well. [1913 Webster]

Hardly the muse can sit the headstrong horse. --Prior. [1913 Webster]

2. To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to; -- used reflexively. [1913 Webster]

They sat them down to weep. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Sit you down, father; rest you. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To suit (well or ill); to become. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster]


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  • sit — /sIt/ verb past tense and past participle sat present participle sitting 1 IN A CHAIR ETC a) (I) to be on a chair or seat, or on the ground, with the top half of your body upright and your weight resting on your buttocks (+on/in/by etc): sitting… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sit — Sit, v. i. [imp. {Sat}({Sate}, archaic); p. p. {Sat} ({Sitten}, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sitting}.] [OE. sitten, AS. sittan; akin to OS. sittian, OFries. sitta, D. zitten, G. sitzen, OHG. sizzen, Icel. sitja, SW. sitta, Dan. sidde, Goth. sitan,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sit — [sit] vi. sat, sitting [ME sitten < OE sittan, akin to ON sitja, Ger sitzen < IE base * sed , to sit > L sedere, Gr hizein, Welsh seddu, to sit] 1. a) to rest the weight of the body upon the buttocks and the back of the thighs, as on a… …   English World dictionary

  • sit — ► VERB (sitting; past and past part. sat) 1) be or cause to be in a position in which one s weight is supported by one s buttocks and one s back is upright. 2) be or remain in a particular position or state: the fridge was sitting in a pool of… …   English terms dictionary

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