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1. 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

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Rhymes with Sit Down

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • around

How do you pronounce sit down?

Pronounce sit down as sɪt daʊn.

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2. down

adverb. ['ˈdaʊn'] spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.

Synonyms

  • downward
  • downwardly

Antonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly
  • up

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

3. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] being or moving lower in position or less in some value.

Synonyms

  • set
  • downbound
  • thrown
  • descending
  • behind
  • downfield
  • downward
  • weak
  • low
  • fallen

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • night school
  • disqualify

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

4. down

verb. ['ˈdaʊn'] drink down entirely.

Synonyms

  • toss off
  • belt down
  • drink down
  • bolt down
  • kill
  • imbibe
  • pour down
  • drink

Antonyms

  • imperceptible
  • smart
  • infallible
  • irregular

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

5. down

noun. ['ˈdaʊn'] soft fine feathers.

Synonyms

  • feather
  • plume
  • plumage
  • swan's down
  • plumule
  • goose down
  • down feather

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

6. 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))

7. sit

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

Synonyms

  • be

Antonyms

  • pull
  • unwind

Etymology

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

8. sit

verb. ['ˈsɪt'] take a seat.

Synonyms

  • sit down

Antonyms

  • recede
  • follow

Etymology

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

9. sit

verb. ['ˈsɪt'] be in session.

Antonyms

  • ascend

Etymology

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

10. 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))

Sentences with sit-down


1. Noun Phrase
Speak to your boss during a calm moment and ask when a good time would be for you to sit down and discuss some issues.

2. Noun Phrase
Before you consider a chemical peel, sit down with the plastic surgeon and outline what you expect from the procedure.

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