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• SitDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate.
  2. (v. t.) To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh; -- with on; as, a weight or burden sits lightly upon him.
  3. (v. t.) To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a relative position; to have direction.
  4. (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.
  5. () obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Sit, for sitteth.
  6. (v. t.) To occupy a place or seat as a member of an official body; as, to sit in Congress.
  7. (v. t.) To take a position for the purpose of having some artistic representation of ones self made, as a picture or a bust; as, to sit to a painter.
  8. (v. t.) To be adjusted; to fit; as, a coat sts well or ill.
  9. (v. t.) To suit one well or ill, as an act; to become; to befit; -- used impersonally.
  10. (v. t.) To sit upon; to keep ones seat upon; as, he sits a horse well.
  11. (v. t.) To remain in a state of repose; to rest; to abide; to rest in any position or condition.
  12. (v. t.) To perch; to rest with the feet drawn up, as birds do on a branch, pole, etc.
  13. (v. t.) To suit (well / ill); to become.
  14. (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.
  15. (v. t.) To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to; -- used reflexively.

• SiththenDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (adv. & conj.) See Sithen.

• SithDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Alt. of Sithe
  2. (prep., adv., & conj.) Since; afterwards; seeing that.