What does Sitting mean?

Definitions for Sitting
ˈsɪt ɪŋSit·ting

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Sitting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sitting, posing(noun)

    (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)

    "he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting"

  2. sitting(noun)

    the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position

    "he read the mystery at one sitting"

  3. seance, sitting, session(noun)

    a meeting of spiritualists

    "the seance was held in the medium's parlor"

  4. sitting(adj)

    a session as of a legislature or court

  5. seated, sitting(adj)

    (of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks

    "the seated Madonna"; "the audience remained seated"

  6. sitting(adj)

    not moving and therefore easy to attack

    "a sitting target"

Wiktionary

  1. sitting(Noun)

    a period during which one is seated for a specific purpose

  2. sitting(Noun)

    a legislative session

  3. sitting(Noun)

    the act (of a bird) of incubating eggs; the clutch of eggs under a brooding bird

  4. sitting(Adjective)

    executed from a sitting position

  5. sitting(Adjective)

    occupying a specific official or legal position; incumbent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sitting

    of Sit

  2. Sitting(adj)

    being in the state, or the position, of one who, or that which, sits

  3. Sitting(noun)

    the state or act of one who sits; the posture of one who occupies a seat

  4. Sitting(noun)

    a seat, or the space occupied by or allotted for a person, in a church, theater, etc.; as, the hall has 800 sittings

  5. Sitting(noun)

    the act or time of sitting, as to a portrait painter, photographer, etc

  6. Sitting(noun)

    the actual presence or meeting of any body of men in their seats, clothed with authority to transact business; a session; as, a sitting of the judges of the King's Bench, or of a commission

  7. Sitting(noun)

    the time during which one sits while doing something, as reading a book, playing a game, etc

  8. Sitting(noun)

    a brooding over eggs for hatching, as by fowls

Freebase

  1. Sitting

    Sitting is a rest position supported by the buttocks or thighs where the torso is more or less upright.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Sitting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1424

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Sitting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #707

How to pronounce Sitting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Sitting in sign language?

  1. sitting

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sitting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sitting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Sitting in a Sentence

  1. Rudyard Kipling:

    Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade.

  2. Leo Mugabe:

    Obviously there is a need to consult with the wife in Singapore ... but the people that make the decisions are the Zvimba people, the chiefs, those that are sitting in that room right now.

  3. Dent Thompson:

    We're like a fire truck sitting in the firehouse. The bell goes off and within a matter of hours we can be out the door and underway.

  4. Magnus Egerstedt:

    I could not understand how these slow, tasty animals that are just sitting there waiting to be eaten by a jaguar could survive, so I started reading about sloths and I got really excited about embracing slowness in robotics. And when you're measuring things that are evolving over weeks and months, you don't have to be fast -- it's OK to be slow, as long as you're out there and getting the job done.

  5. Tara Reid:

    It's crazy that it's loved universally, not just in one place and people truly enjoy it, i think one of my favorite parts of this film is that the fans created this. Without the fans, we wouldn't be sitting here now because they got so involved in social media and voiced how much they love it. That's what bought us to making a second and a third. We never thought this would happen, so we have to be very grateful to the fans.

Images & Illustrations of Sitting

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