HyperDic: sit_down

English > 3 senses of the expression sit down:
VERBmotionsit down, sittake a seat / seat / seat
contactsit down, seat, sitshow to a seat / seat / seat
contactsit down, sitbe seated
English > sit down: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTake a seat / seat / seat.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsit
Entailed bybrood, hatch, cover, incubateSit on (eggs)
sit, sit downBe seated
Broaderchange postureUndergo a change in bodily posture
See alsositbe seated
Oppositearise, rise, uprise, get up, stand upRise to one's feet
Similar tosit, sit downBe seated
Spanishagazaparse, sentarse, sentar
Catalanagotnar-se, arraulir-se, assentar, asseure's, seure's, seure
English > sit down: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningshow to a seat / seat / seat; assign a seat / seat / seat for.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymsseat, sit
Cause tosit, sit downBe seated
Narrowerreseatshow to a different seat / seat / seat
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Similar tosit, sit downBe seated
Spanishasentarse, posarse, sentarse, sentar
Catalanasseure's, asseure, parar-se, posar, seure
English > sit down: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningBe seated.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsit
Entailssit down, sitTake a seat / seat / seat
Caused byseat, sit, sit downshow to a seat / seat / seat
seatPlace in or on a seat
NarrowerloungeSit or recline comfortably
perch, roost, restSit, as on a branch
sprawlSit or lie with one's limbs spread out
squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker downSit on one's heels
OppositelieBe lying, be prostrate
stand, stand upBe standing
Similar toseat, sit, sit downshow to a seat / seat / seat
sit down, sitTake a seat / seat / seat
Spanishestar sentado, sentarse, sentar
Catalanasseure's, asseure, seure

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