sit down - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theysit down
he/she/itsits down
present participlesitting down
past tensesat down
past participlesat down
  1. same as sit

    We were tired so we decided to sit down for a while.

    Please, sit down and make yourselves comfortable.

    1. a.
      sit yourself down informal to make yourself comfortable in a chair

      Why don’t you sit yourself down? We’ll do the washing up.

See also main entry: sit