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verb
  1. 1
    to be in a position in which the lower part of your body rests on a seat or on the ground, while the upper part of your body is upright

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    1. a.

      sit

      or

      sit down

      to lower your body into a sitting position

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    2. b.
      to put someone into a sitting position

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  2. 3
    to be in a particular place

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  3. 6
    informal to babysit

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  4. 7
    British to take an examination

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