Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word sit. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in sit.
Definitions and meaning of sit
enPR: sĭt, IPA(key): /sɪt/
From Middle Englishsitten, from Old Englishsittan, from Proto-West Germanic*sittjan, from Proto-Germanic*sitjaną, from Proto-Indo-European*sed-(“sit”).
sit (third-person singular simple presentsits, present participlesitting, simple pastsator(dated, poetic)sate, past participlesator(archaic, dialectal)sitten)
(intransitive, copulative, 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.
(intransitive, of a person) To move oneself into such a position.
I asked him to sit.
(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.
(intransitive, copulative) 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?
(government) To be a member of a deliberative body.
I currently sit on a standards committee.
(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.
To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh.
1650, Jeremy Taylor, The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living
The calamity sits heavy on us.
To be adjusted; to fit.
Your new coat sits well.
(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.
(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.
(transitive) To accommodate in seats; to seat.
The dining room table sits eight comfortably.
(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.
1980, Stephen King, The Mist
I saw […] Mrs. Turman, who sometimes sat Billy when Steff and I went out […]
(transitive, Australia, New Zealand, Britain) To take, to undergo or complete (an examination or test).
To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate.
The partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not.
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.
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
(obsolete, transitive) To keep one's seat when faced with (a blow, attack); to endure, to put up with. [13th–19th c.]
1790, Amelia Opie, Dangers of Coquetry, vol. I, ch. 5:
Louisa, who […] had but ill born the commencement of this conversation, could sit it no longer, and hastily throwing up the sash, complained of the intense heat of the room.
For quotations using this term, see Citations:sit.
(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
(mining) Subsidence of the roof of a coal mine.
(rare, Buddhism) An event, usually lasting one full day or more, where the primary goal is to sit in meditation.
(informal)Short for situation.
'its, 'tis, -ist, IST, ITS, Ist, STI, TIS, TIs, is't, ist, it's, its, tis
Formally from Dutchzitten(“to sit”), from Frankish*sittjan, from Proto-Germanic*sitjaną. Semantically from a merger of the former and related Dutchzetten(“to set, put”), from Proto-Germanic*satjaną, whence also Afrikaansset (chiefly in compounds). Both Germanic verbs are eventually from Proto-Indo-European*sed-.
sit (presentsit, present participlesittende, past participlegesit)
(intransitive) to sit; to be in a sitting position (usually used with op, binne or in)
(intransitive) to sit; to sit down to move into a sitting position
(transitive) to place, to put
(transitive) to deposit
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.
(to deposit):deponeer, plaas
(to place):neersit, plaas
(Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈsit/
bunting (bird of the genus Emberiza)
“sit” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
sitn (commonsin, pluralsine)
(reflexive possessive) third-person sg pronoun, meaning his/her/its (own)
Romanization of 𐍃𐌹𐍄
Related to Veps sid'.
(Classical) IPA(key): /sit/, [s̠ɪt̪]
(Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /sit/, [sit̪]
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.)
sit in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
2nd person singular present indicative form of sist
3rd person singular present indicative form of sist
3rd person plural present indicative form of sist
2nd person singular imperative form of sist
(with the particle lai)3rd person singular imperative form of sist
(with the particle lai)3rd person plural imperative form of sist
present tense ofsitja, sitje, sittaandsitte
Any rush of the genus Juncus.
See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.