Synonyms for (verb) sit

sit

serve in a specific professional capacity

the priest sat for confession; she sat on the jury

LESS SPECIFIC: serve


seat, sit, sit down

show to a seat; assign a seat for

The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith

LESS SPECIFIC: put, place, pose, position, set, lay


ride, sit

sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions

She never sat a horse!; Did you ever ride a camel?; The girl liked to drive the young mare

LESS SPECIFIC: go, locomote, travel, move


sit, sit down

take a seat

LESS SPECIFIC: change posture


sit

be in session

When does the court of law sit?

LESS SPECIFIC: convene


model, pose, posture, sit

assume a posture as for artistic purposes

We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often

LESS SPECIFIC: display, exhibit, expose


sit, baby-sit

work or act as a baby-sitter

I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do

LESS SPECIFIC: guard


sit

be located or situated somewhere

The White House sits on Pennsylvania Avenue

LESS SPECIFIC: be


sit, sit around

be around, often idly or without specific purpose

The object sat in the corner; We sat around chatting for another hour

LESS SPECIFIC: be