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Synonyms for sit

Synonyms for (verb) sit

Synonyms: sit Definition: serve in a specific professional capacity Usage: the priest sat for confession; she sat on the jury

Similar words: serve Definition: do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function Usage: He served as head of the department for three years; She served in Congress for two terms

Synonyms: seat, sit, sit down Definition: show to a seat; assign a seat for Usage: The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: ride, sit Definition: sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions Usage: She never sat a horse!; Did you ever ride a camel?; The girl liked to drive the young mare

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: sit, sit down Definition: take a seat

Similar words: change posture Definition: undergo a change in bodily posture

Synonyms: sit Definition: be in session Usage: When does the court of law sit?

Similar words: convene Definition: meet formally Usage: The council convened last week

Synonyms: model, pose, posture, sit Definition: assume a posture as for artistic purposes Usage: We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often

Similar words: display, exhibit, expose Definition: to show, make visible or apparent Usage: The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month; Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?; National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship

Synonyms: sit, baby-sit Definition: work or act as a baby-sitter Usage: I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do

Similar words: guard Definition: to keep watch over Usage: there would be men guarding the horses

Synonyms: sit Definition: be located or situated somewhere Usage: The White House sits on Pennsylvania Avenue

Similar words: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?

Synonyms: sit, sit around Definition: be around, often idly or without specific purpose Usage: The object sat in the corner; We sat around chatting for another hour

Similar words: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?