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?