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3 letters words from 'sit'

ITS 3SIT 3
TIS 3 

2 letters words from 'sit'

IS 2IT 2
SI 2ST 2
TI 2 

All 3 letters words made out of sit

sit ist sti tsi its tis

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Definitions and meaning of sit

sit

Pronunciation

  • enPR: sĭt, IPA(key): /sɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɪt

Etymology 1

From Middle English sitten, from Old English sittan, from Proto-Germanic *sitjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sed- (sit). Cognate with West Frisian sitte, Low German sitten, Dutch zitten, German sitzen, Swedish sitta, Norwegian Bokmål sitte, Norwegian Nynorsk sitja; and with Irish suigh, Latin sedeo, Russian сиде́ть (sidétʹ).

Verb

sit (third-person singular simple present sits, present participle sitting, simple past sat or (dated, poetic) sate, past participle sat or (archaic, dialectal) sitten)

  1. (intransitive, of a person) To be in a position in which the upper body is upright and supported by the buttocks.
    • 1460-1500, The Towneley Playsː
      He is so fair, without lease, he seems full well to sit on this.
    After a long day of walking, it was good just to sit and relax.
  2. (intransitive, of a person) To move oneself into such a position.
    I asked him to sit.
  3. (intransitive, of an object) To occupy a given position permanently.
    The temple has sat atop that hill for centuries.
    • 2019, VOA Learning English (public domain)
      The Yellow Sea sits between the Korean Peninsula and China.
  4. To remain in a state of repose; to rest; to abide; to rest in any position or condition.
    • And Moses said to [] the children of Reuben, Shall your brothren go to war, and shall ye sit here?
  5. (government) To be a member of a deliberative body.
    I currently sit on a standards committee.
  6. (law, government) 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.
  7. To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh.
    • (Can we date this quote by Jeremy Taylor and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      The calamity sits heavy on us.
  8. To be adjusted; to fit.
    Your new coat sits well.
  9. (intransitive, of an agreement or arrangement) To be accepted or acceptable; to work.
    How will this new contract sit with the workers?
    I don’t think it will sit well.
    The violence in these video games sits awkwardly with their stated aim of educating children.
  10. (transitive, causative) To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.
    Sit him in front of the TV and he might watch for hours.
  11. (transitive) To accommodate in seats; to seat.
    The dining room table sits eight comfortably.
  12. (US, transitive, intransitive) To babysit.
    I'm going to sit for them on Thursday.
    I need to find someone to sit my kids on Friday evening for four hours.
  13. (transitive, Australia, New Zealand, Britain) To take, to undergo or complete (an examination or test).
  14. To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate.
    • The partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not.
  15. To take a position for the purpose of having some artistic representation of oneself made, such as a picture or a bust.
    I'm sitting for a painter this evening.
  16. To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a relative position; to have direction.
    • 1689, John Selden, Table Talk
      like a good miller that knows how to grind, which way soever the wind sits
Quotations
  • For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:sit.
Synonyms
  • (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
  • (to accommodate in seats): seat
Derived terms
Translations
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Noun

sit (plural sits)

  1. (mining) Subsidence of the roof of a coal mine.
  2. (rare, Buddhism) An event, usually lasting one full day or more, where the primary goal is to sit in meditation.
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

sit (plural sits)

  1. (informal) Short for situation.
Related terms
  • sitrep

References


Anagrams

  • 'its, 'tis, -ist, IST, ITS, Ist, STI, TIS, TIs, is't, ist, it's, its, tis

Afrikaans

Etymology

Formally from Dutch zitten (to sit), from Frankish *sittjan, from Proto-Germanic *sitjaną. Semantically from a merger of the former and related Dutch zetten (to set, put), from Proto-Germanic *satjaną, whence also Afrikaans set (chiefly in compounds). Both Germanic verbs are eventually from Proto-Indo-European *sed-.

Verb

sit (present sit, present participle sittende, past participle gesit)

  1. (intransitive) to sit; to be in a sitting position (usually used with op, binne or in)
  2. (intransitive) to sit; to sit down to move into a sitting position
  3. (transitive) to place, to put
  4. (transitive) to deposit

Usage notes

  • Sit and its derivatives are usually more commonly used than plaas for their overlapping senses, but are sometimes considered less formal than plaas, especially in formal writing.

Synonyms

  • (to deposit): deponeer, plaas
  • (to place): neersit, plaas

Derived terms

  • afsit
  • neersit
  • opsit
  • sitplek

Danish

Pronoun

sit n (common sin, plural sine)

  1. (reflexive possessive) third-person sg pronoun, meaning his/her/its (own)

See also


Gothic

Romanization

sit

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌹𐍄

Karelian

Etymology

Related to Veps sid'.

Adverb

sit

  1. here

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /sit/, [sɪt̪]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /sit/, [sit̪]

Verb

sit

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of sum (be)
    • 4th century, St Jerome, Vulgate, Tobit 3:23
      sit nomen tuum Deus Israhel benedictum in saecula (Be thy name, O God of Israel, blessed for ever,)

References

  • sit in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Latvian

Verb

sit

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of sist
  2. 3rd person singular present indicative form of sist
  3. 3rd person plural present indicative form of sist
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of sist
  5. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of sist
  6. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of sist

Norwegian Nynorsk

Verb

sit

  1. present tense of sitja, sitje, sitta and sitte
  2. imperative of sitja and sitje

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɕit/

Noun

sit m inan

  1. Any rush of the genus Juncus.

Declension

Noun

sit n

  1. genitive plural of sito

Further reading

  • sit in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *sytъ (satiated, full), from Proto-Indo-European *s(e)h₂tos, from *seh₂- (to satiate).

Adjective

sȉt (definite sȉtī, comparative sitiji, Cyrillic spelling си̏т)

  1. sated, full
Declension

Antonyms

  • gladan
  • (Croatia) lačan

Etymology 2

From New Latin sit.

Noun

sȋt m (Cyrillic spelling си̑т)

  1. rush (genus Juncus)

Declension

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Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *sytъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sít/

Adjective

sȉt (comparative bȍlj sȉt, superlative nȁjbolj sȉt)

  1. sated, full

Further reading

  • sit”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Southern Ohlone

Noun

sit

  1. tooth

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English shit.

Noun

sit

  1. remnant

Veps

Etymology

Related to Finnish sitta.

Noun

sit

  1. shit

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a kind of rattle, consisting of a wooden or metal frame fitted with loose strips of metal and disks which jingled when moved.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)