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What you need is an idea.William P. Lear
|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
Third person singular
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 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.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To move oneself into such a position.
- I asked him to sit.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To occupy a given position permanently.
- The temple has sat atop that hill for centuries.
- To be a member of a deliberative body.
- I currently sit on a standards committee.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To be accepted.
- How will this new contract sit with the workers?
- I don’t think it will sit well.
- (law, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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.
- For examples of the usage of this word see the citations page.
- (be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs are supported):: be seated
- (move oneself into such a position):: be seated, sit down (from a standing position), sit up (from a prone position), take a seat
- (of an object: occupy a given position permanently):: be, be found, be situated
- (be a member of a deliberative body)::
- (be accepted):: be accepted, be welcomed, be well received
of a person, be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs are supported
move oneself into such a position
of an object: occupy a given position permanently
to be a member of a deliberative body
of an agreement or arrangement, to be accepted
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- Arabic: جَلَسَ (jálasa)
- Aromanian: şedu
- Chinese: 坐 (zuò), 就座 (jiù zuò)
- Dutch: zitten
- Esperanto: sidi
- Hungarian: ül
- Sami: čokkáđ
- Indonesian: duduk
- Interlingua: seder
- Korean: 앉다 (anda)
- Latin: sedere
- Maltese: poġġi, bilqegħda
- Navajo: siką́ (an open container sits)
- Northern Sami: čohkkát
- Norwegian: sitte
- Persian: نشستن (nešestan)
- Portuguese: sentar-se
- Romanian: şedea
- Sami: išttâd
- Spanish: sentarse
- Swahili: kukaa
- Swedish: sitta
Terms combined with the verb to sit
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) an event (usually one full day or more) where the primary goal is to sit in meditation.
- third-person singular present active subjunctive of sum.
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