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1. sit

verb. ['ˈsɪt'] be seated.

Synonyms

  • sit down
  • scrunch
  • crouch
  • lounge
  • sprawl
  • hunker down
  • rest
  • perch
  • seat
  • scrunch up
  • squat
  • roost

Antonyms

  • stand
  • gather
  • activity
  • change

Etymology

  • sittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Sit

  • transmit
  • resubmit
  • presplit
  • recommit
  • readmit
  • clampitt
  • submit
  • mcnitt
  • boblitt
  • unfit
  • splitt
  • split
  • savitt
  • remit
  • refit
  • politte
  • permit
  • legit
  • lafitte
  • laffitte
  • it-wit
  • gillett
  • douthitt
  • douthit
  • dewitt
  • devitt
  • davitt
  • commit
  • burditt
  • befit

How do you pronounce sit?

Pronounce sit as sɪt.

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Sentences with sit


1. Verb, base form
Stand the glass up with the hat brim inside and allow it to sit overnight.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
For the seated twist, hold a weighted plate as you sit on the floor and recline your back.

3. Noun, singular or mass
If it is not, sit in a chair or position yourself on one knee to stretch the band.

Quotes about sit


1. There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
- Ernest Hemingway

2. The more women sit down and write something in a woman's voice for a woman, they more you'll see women in comedy because gender doesn't define sense of humor. Imagination and intelligence and perspective do.
- Kristen Schaal

3. It's easier to sit there and say you don't like feminists because they don't have a sense of humor.
- Joan Jett

2. sit-down

noun. a strike in which workers refuse to leave the workplace until a settlement is reached.

Synonyms

  • sit-down strike
  • strike

Antonyms

  • gladden
  • lose
  • defend

3. sit

verb. ['ˈsɪt'] be around, often idly or without specific purpose.

Synonyms

  • be

Antonyms

  • pull
  • unwind

Etymology

  • sittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sit

verb. ['ˈsɪt'] take a seat.

Synonyms

  • sit down

Antonyms

  • recede
  • follow

Etymology

  • sittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sit

verb. ['ˈsɪt'] be in session.

Antonyms

  • ascend

Etymology

  • sittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sit

verb. ['ˈsɪt'] sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions.

Synonyms

  • move
  • canter
  • ride horseback
  • ride
  • outride
  • ride herd
  • extend
  • override
  • go
  • locomote
  • gallop
  • travel

Antonyms

  • high
  • ride
  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • sittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sit

verb. ['ˈsɪt'] assume a posture as for artistic purposes.

Synonyms

  • model
  • ramp
  • posture
  • pose
  • display
  • expose

Antonyms

  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • sittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. sit

verb. ['ˈsɪt'] show to a seat; assign a seat for.

Synonyms

  • place
  • sit down
  • reseat
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • seat
  • position

Antonyms

  • be active
  • action
  • activeness
  • tall

Etymology

  • sittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. sit

verb. ['ˈsɪt'] serve in a specific professional capacity.

Antonyms

  • rural area

Etymology

  • sittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. sit

verb. ['ˈsɪt'] work or act as a baby-sitter; I have too much homework to do".

Synonyms

  • baby-sit

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out

Etymology

  • sittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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