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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 ?
"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.
Either you will do as I have bidden you, or you will sit for three days with"--Mr.
Poyser, as is th' oldest man i' the room, should sit at top o' the table.
I offered him a share, as was much the custom in those days; but he was far too great a man to sit with such poor customers as Ransome and myself, and he was leaving the room, when I called him back to ask if he knew Mr.