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Sit vs. Spit

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  • Sit (verb)

    To be in a position in which the upper body is upright and supported by the buttocks.

    "After a long day of walking, it was good just to sit and relax."

  • Sit (verb)

    To move oneself into such a position.

    "I asked him to sit."

  • Sit (verb)

    To occupy a given position permanently.

    "The temple has sat atop that hill for centuries."

  • Sit (verb)

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

  • Sit (verb)

    To be a member of a deliberative body.

    "I currently sit on a standards committee."

  • Sit (verb)

    Of a legislative or, especially, a judicial body such as a court, to be in session.

    "In what city is the circuit court sitting for this session."

  • Sit (verb)

    To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh.

  • Sit (verb)

    To be adjusted; to fit.

    "Your new coat sits well."

  • Sit (verb)

    To be accepted or acceptable; to work.

    "How will this new contract sit with the workers?"

    "I don’t think it will sit well."

    "The violence in these video games sits awkwardly with their stated aim of educating children."

  • Sit (verb)

    To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.

    "Sit him in front of the TV and he might watch for hours."

  • Sit (verb)

    To accommodate in seats; to seat.

    "The dining room table sits eight comfortably."

  • Sit (verb)

    shortened form of babysit.

    "I'm going to sit for them on Thursday."

  • Sit (verb)

    To babysit

    "I need to find someone to sit my kids on Friday evening for four hours."

  • Sit (verb)

    To take, to undergo or complete (an examination or test).

  • Sit (verb)

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

  • Sit (verb)

    To take a position for the purpose of having some artistic representation of oneself made, such as a picture or a bust.

    "I'm sitting for a painter this evening."

  • Sit (verb)

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

  • Sit (noun)

    An event, usually lasting one full day or more, where the primary goal is to sit in meditation.

  • Spit (noun)

    A thin metal or skewered for cooking, often over a fire.

    "broach"

  • Spit (noun)

    A generally low, narrow, pointed, usually sandy peninsula.

  • Spit (noun)

    Saliva, especially when expectorated.

    "expectoration|spittle"

    "There was spit all over the washbasin."

  • Spit (noun)

    An instance of spitting; specifically, a light fall of rain or snow.

  • Spit (noun)

    The spade goes into the soil when it is used for digging; a layer of soil of the depth of a spade's blade.

  • Spit (noun)

    The amount of soil that a spade holds; a spadeful.

  • Spit (verb)

    To spit; to sharp object.

    "to spit a loin of veal"

  • Spit (verb)

    To use a spit to cook; to attend to food that is cooking on a spit.

    "She’s spitting the roast in the kitchen."

  • Spit (verb)

    To mouth, etc.

    "expectorate"

  • Spit (verb)

    To rain or snow slightly.

    "a hot pan spitting droplets of fat"

  • Spit (verb)

    To utter (something) violently.

  • Spit (verb)

    To rap, to utter.

  • Spit (verb)

    To dig (something) using a spade; also, to turn (the soil) using a plough.

  • Spit (verb)

    To plant (something) using a spade.

  • Spit (verb)

    To dig, to spade.

    "delve"

Wiktionary
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  • Sit

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

  • Sit

    To sit upon; to keep one's seat upon; as, he sits a horse well.

  • Sit

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

  • Sit

    To suit (well or ill); to become.

  • Sit (verb)

    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.

  • Sit (verb)

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

  • Sit (verb)

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

  • Sit (verb)

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

  • Sit (verb)

    To be adjusted; to fit; as, a coat sts well or ill.

  • Sit (verb)

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

  • Sit (verb)

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

  • Sit (verb)

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

  • Sit (verb)

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

  • Sit (verb)

    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.

  • Sit (verb)

    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.

  • Spit (noun)

    A long, slender, pointed rod, usually of iron, for holding meat while roasting.

  • Spit (noun)

    A small point of land running into the sea, or a long, narrow shoal extending from the shore into the sea; as, a spit of sand.

  • Spit (noun)

    The depth to which a spade goes in digging; a spade; a spadeful.

  • Spit (noun)

    The secretion formed by the glands of the mouth; spitle; saliva; sputum.

  • Spit

    To thrust a spit through; to fix upon a spit; hence, to thrust through or impale; as, to spit a loin of veal.

  • Spit

    To spade; to dig.

  • Spit

    To eject from the mouth; to throw out, as saliva or other matter, from the mouth.

  • Spit

    To eject; to throw out; to belch.

  • Spit (verb)

    To attend to a spit; to use a spit.

  • Spit (verb)

    To throw out saliva from the mouth.

  • Spit (verb)

    To rain or snow slightly, or with sprinkles.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Sit (verb)

    be standing; be upright;

    "We had to stand for the entire performance!"

  • Sit (verb)

    sit around, often unused;

    "The object sat in the corner"

  • Sit (verb)

    take a seat

  • Sit (verb)

    be in session;

    "When does the court of law sit?"

  • Sit (verb)

    assume a posture as for artistic purposes;

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

  • Sit (verb)

    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"

  • Sit (verb)

    work or act as a baby-sitter;

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

  • Sit (verb)

    show to a seat; assign a seat for;

    "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"

  • Spit (noun)

    a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

  • Spit (noun)

    a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches

  • Spit (noun)

    a skewer for holding meat over a fire

  • Spit (noun)

    the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)

  • Spit (verb)

    expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth;

    "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"

  • Spit (verb)

    utter with anger or contempt

  • Spit (verb)

    rain gently;

    "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"

  • Spit (verb)

    drive a skewer through;

    "skewer the meat for the BBQ"

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