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English definition of “sit”

sit

verb (POSITION)    /sɪt/ (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat)
[I usually + adv/prep] to stay in one place for a long time and not be used: The encyclopedia sits on my shelf at home , gathering dust .Sitting and standing [I usually + adv/prep] to be in a particular position : The village sits at/in the bottom of a valley .Sitting and standing [I usually + adv/prep] (of clothes ) to fit someone in a particular way: That coat sits very well on you.The style, appearance, and make-up of clothes
(Definition of sit verb (POSITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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