sat Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “sat” in the English Dictionary

"sat" in British English

See all translations

satverb

uk   us   /sæt/
past simple and past participle ofsit
written abbreviation for Saturday

SATnoun [C]

uk   us   /sæt/

sat noun [C] (UK EDUCATION)

abbreviation for Standard Assessment Task: a ​test taken by ​children in ​England and ​Wales at ​variousages to ​find out the ​level of the National Curriculum that they have ​reached: SATs results

sat noun [C] (US EDUCATION)

trademark abbreviation for Scholastic Aptitude Test: a ​test taken in the US to ​measurestudents' ​abilities before they go to ​college
(Definition of sat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sat" in American English

See all translations

sat

 us   /sæt/
past simple and past participle of sit

Sat.noun [U]

abbreviation for Saturday

SATnoun [C]

 us   /ˈesˌeɪˈti/ trademark
one of two ​tests for ​enteringcollege that ​measurestudents’ ​abilities and ​skills
(Definition of sat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of sat?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More