English → English - sit

v. rest on the legs and buttocks; take a seat; place in a seat; brood, cover eggs to warm them before hatching; be located, be situated; pose or model for an artist; fit, hang (about clothes); babysit, supervise someone's children

English → Spanish - sit

v. estar sentado, posarse, sentarse

English → French - sit

v. s'asseoir; être assis; asseoir; couver; se trouver, rester; poser (pour un portrait); poser (un vêtement)

English → German - sit

v. sitzen; sich setzen; stehen (am Platz befinden); Prüfung machen; an jemanden ein Beispiel statuieren

English → Indonesian - sit

n. pas: hal pas, pekerjaan, jabatan
v. duduk, bersemayam, bertengger, mendudukkan, merawati, bersidang, memperbicarakan, mempelajari, belajar, tinggal, terletak, menegur, mengundurkan, menimbang-nimbang, merahasiakan, menduduki, berjabatan, mewakili, mengerami, pas, sesuai

English → Italian - sit

v. sedere, sedersi, mettersi a sedere, mettersi seduto; accovacciarsi, accosciarsi; appollaiarsi, stare appollaiato; covare; (fig) pesare, gravare; cadere; rimanere, restare; avere un seggio

English → Polish - sit

v. siedzieć, obsiadać, posiedzieć, odsiadywać, posiadywać, przesiadywać, przysiadać, obradować, spocząć, wiać, pozować, leżeć dobrze, obsiąść, spoczywać

English → Portuguese - sit

v. sentar; sentar-se; presidir; chocar; incubar; posar (modelo)

English → Romanian - sit

v. şedea, sta, aşeza: se aşeza, fi model, poza, fi în şedinţă, reuni: se reuni, cocoţa: se cocoţa, cloci, sta pe ouă, aşterne: se aşterne

English → Russian - sit

г. сидеть, сажать, насажать, усаживать; присматривать за ребенком в отсутствие родителей, сидеть с ребенком; просиживать, заседать; оставаться в бездействии, пребывать в бездействии, находиться, стоять; вмещать; быть расположенным; проживать; быть членом комиссии; быть впору; сажать на яйца

English → Turkish - sit

f. oturmak, poz vermek, modellik yapmak, sınava girmek, konmak, tünemek, kuluçkaya yatmak, toplanmak, oturuma katılmak, tam oturmak, yola getirmek, burnunu sürtmek, binmek, oturtmak

English → Ukrainian - sit

v. сидіти, садовити, засідати, розглядати, залишатися, посада: займати посаду, просиджувати, розсиджуватися

English → Dutch - sit

ww. zitten; zich neerzetten; neerzetten; vinden; als voorbeeld dienen (bij modeltekenen); passen (kleren)

English → Greek - sit

ρήμ. καθίζω, κάθημαι, επικάθημαι, συνεδριάζω, ποζάρω

English → Arabic - sit

‏قعد، جلس، قدم إمتحانا، إحتل مقعدا في هيئة، إنعقد، تحضن الدجاجة للبيض، إتخذ وضعا أمام الرسام، بقي، نجح في إمتحان، حط، هبط الطائر، إستقر، شارك في إجتماع، تعنى بالأطفال، إتسع ل، إمتطى صهوة الجواد، بدل‏

English → Chinese - sit

(动) 坐, 坐着, 就座; 使坐下; 使就座; 可坐得下

English → Chinese - sit

(動) 坐, 坐著, 就座; 使坐下; 使就座; 可坐得下

English → Hindi - sit

v. बैठना, अधिवेशन होना, ठीक बैठना, अंडे सेना

English → Japanese - sit

(動) 座る, 腰掛ける, 着席する, 着座する; 止まる; ある; うずくまる; じっとしている; モデルになる

English → Korean - sit

동. 착석하다; 앉다; 알을 품다; ...에 위치하다; 포즈를 취하다; 옷 등이 몸에 맞다, 어울리다; 아이를 돌보다

English → Vietnamese - sit

n. sự sửa quần áo cho vừa vặn
v. ngồi, nhóm họp, đậu trên cây

Definition of sit

1. To be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs (especially the upper legs) are supported by some object.
After a long day of walking, it was good just to sit and relax.
2. To move oneself into such a position.
I asked him to sit.
3. To occupy a given position permanently.
The temple has sat atop that hill for centuries.
4. To remain in a state of repose; to rest; to abide; to rest in any position or condition.
5. To be a member of a deliberative body.
I currently sit on a standards committee.
6. Of a legislative or, especially, a judicial body such as a court, to be in session.
In what city is the circuit court sitting for this session.
7. To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh.
8. To be adjusted; to fit.
Your new coat sits well.
9. To be accepted or acceptable; to work.
How will this new contract sit with the workers?
I don’t think it will sit well.
The violence in these video games sits awkwardly with their stated aim of educating children.
10. To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.
Sit him in front of the TV and he might watch for hours.
11. To accommodate in seats; to seat.
The dining room table sits eight comfortably.
12. Shortened form of babysit.
I'm going to sit for them on Thursday.
13. To babysit
I need to find someone to sit my kids on Friday evening for four hours.
14. To take, to undergo or complete (an examination or test).
15. To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate.
16. To take a position for the purpose of having some artistic representation of oneself made, such as a picture or a bust.
I'm sitting for a painter this evening.
17. To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a relative position; to have direction.
18. An event (usually one full day or more) where the primary goal is to sit in meditation.
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dictionary extension

Verb Forms

Present participle: sitting
Present: sit (3.person: sits)
Past: sat
Future: will sit
Present conditional: would sit
Present Perfect: have sat (3.person: has sat)
Past Perfect: had sat
Future Perfect: will have sat
Past conditional: would have sat
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