Definitions of sit

The word "sit" uses 3 letters: ist.

SIT is playable in:

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- obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Sit, for sitteth. 2

v. t. - To rest upon the haunches, or the lower extremity of the trunk of the body; -- said of human beings, and sometimes of other animals; as, to sit on a sofa, on a chair, or on the ground. 2

v. t. - To perch; to rest with the feet drawn up, as birds do on a branch, pole, etc. 2

v. t. - To remain in a state of repose; to rest; to abide; to rest in any position or condition. 2

v. t. - To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh; -- with on; as, a weight or burden sits lightly upon him. 2

v. t. - To be adjusted; to fit; as, a coat sts well or ill. 2

v. t. - To suit one well or ill, as an act; to become; to befit; -- used impersonally. 2

v. t. - To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate. 2

v. t. - To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a relative position; to have direction. 2

v. t. - To occupy a place or seat as a member of an official body; as, to sit in Congress. 2

v. t. - To hold a session; to be in session for official business; -- said of legislative assemblies, courts, etc.; as, the court sits in January; the aldermen sit to-night. 2

v. t. - To take a position for the purpose of having some artistic representation of one's self made, as a picture or a bust; as, to sit to a painter. 2

v. t. - To sit upon; to keep one's seat upon; as, he sits a horse well. 2

v. t. - To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to; -- used reflexively. 2

v. t. - To suit (well / ill); to become. 2

Direct anagrams of sit:

its3 tis3

Words formed by adding one letter before or after sit (in bold), or to ist in any order:


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