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Synonyms for sit

take a seat

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  • take a seat
  • perch
  • settle down
  • be seated
  • take a pew
  • plant yourself
  • park yourself
  • plonk yourself
  • take the weight off your feet
  • install yourself
  • ensconce yourself

pose

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be member of

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  • be member of
  • serve on
  • have a seat on
  • preside on

convene

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be situated

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  • be situated
  • stand
  • lie
  • be placed
  • be positioned

babysit

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sit about or around

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  • laze about or around
  • hang about or around
  • loaf about or around
  • loll about or around
  • lounge about or around
  • stand about or around
  • idle about or around

sit in on something

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sit up

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Synonyms for sit

to assume a particular position, as for a portrait

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to cause to take a sitting position

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Synonyms for sit

be around, often idly or without specific purpose

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take a seat

be in session

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assume a posture as for artistic purposes

sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions

be located or situated somewhere

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work or act as a baby-sitter

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serve in a specific professional capacity

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References in classic literature ?
Hearken, thine also shall be the wisdom of the old witch who sits aloft forever, frozen into everlasting stone--thine and one other's.
After I had heard these words, or had dreamed that I heard them, I slept indeed, and when I woke the forest beneath was like the clouds of mist, but the grey light glinted upon the face of her who sits in stone above.
Or could we break our way By force, and at our heels all Hell should rise With blackest Insurrection, to confound Heav'ns purest Light, yet our great Enemie All incorruptible would on his Throne Sit unpolluted, and th' Ethereal mould Incapable of stain would soon expel Her mischief, and purge off the baser fire Victorious.
But what ow I to his commands above Who hates me, and hath hither thrust me down Into this gloom of TARTARUS profound, To sit in hateful Office here confin'd, Inhabitant of Heav'n, and heav'nlie-born, Here in perpetual agonie and pain, With terrors and with clamors compasst round Of mine own brood, that on my bowels feed: Thou art my Father, thou my Author, thou My being gav'st me; whom should I obey But thee, whom follow?
Suppose he should relent And publish Grace to all, on promise made Of new Subjection; with what eyes could we Stand in his presence humble, and receive Strict Laws impos'd, to celebrate his Throne With warbl'd Hymns, and to his Godhead sing Forc't Halleluiah's; while he Lordly sits Our envied Sovran, and his Altar breathes Ambrosial Odours and Ambrosial Flowers, Our servile offerings.