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sit out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sit outverb

    not participate in (an activity, such as a dance or a sports event)

    "He sat out the game"

  2. sit outverb

    endure to the end


  1. sit outverb

    To decline to participate; particularly, to decline to dance.

  2. sit outverb

    To not participate.

  3. sit outverb

    To lean out to the windward side of a sailboat in order to counterbalance the effects of the wind on the sails.

  4. sit outverb

    (Amateur Wrestling Term) To escape a hold while face-down by swinging one's legs around into the sitting position.


  1. sit out

    A porch (from Old French porche, from Latin porticus "colonnade", from porta "passage") is a room or gallery located in front of an entrance of a building. A porch is placed in front of the facade of a building it commands, and forms a low front. Alternatively, it may be a vestibule, or a projecting building that houses the entrance door of a building.Porches exist in both religious and secular architecture. There are various styles of porches, many of which depend on the architectural tradition of its location. Porches allow for sufficient space for a person to comfortably pause before entering or after exiting a building, or to relax on. Many porches are open on the outward side with balustrade supported by balusters that usually encircles the entire porch except where stairs are found. The word "porch" is almost exclusively used for a structure that is outside the main walls of a building or house. Porches can exist under the same roof line as the rest of the building, or as towers and turrets that are supported by simple porch posts or ornate colonnades and arches. Examples of porches include those found in Queen Anne style architecture, Victorian style houses, Spanish Colonial Revival architecture, or any of the American Colonial style buildings and homes.Some porches are small and cover only the entrance area of a building. Other porches are larger, sometimes extending beyond an entrance by wrapping around the sides of a building, or even wrapping around completely to surround an entire building. A porch can be part of the ground floor or an upper floor, a design used in the Mrs. Lydia Johnson House (built in 1895).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sit out in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sit out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of sit out in a Sentence

  1. Eric Rassbach:

    The Pledge-in the tradition of Washington's Farewell Address or Lincoln's Gettysburg Address-is not a prayer to God, but a statement about who we are as a nation. Dissenters have every right to sit out the Pledge, but they can't silence everyone else.

  2. Vonda Knox:

    I would just sit out on the porch and watch their yard, where the girls used to play, the yard began to deteriorate, and the weeds grew up. The house also deteriorated. There was just a real sense of sadness. Many people in the town would leave things on the porch and cry. And then so many people started to drive by the house and just look or take pictures. One time, I even heard somebody call Shanann’s name. I looked out and there was a man in a car yelling out for her several times. This was over a year later. But for whatever reason, he thought Chris Watts was still held up in the house or something.

  3. Gregory Skordas:

    Judge Michael Kwan is Judge Michael Kwan and Judge Michael Kwan passion for Judge Michael Kwan culture is what got Judge Michael Kwan in trouble, we probably have no recourse but to sit out the six months and hope that Judge Michael Kwan still has a court to preside over when that period has lapsed.

  4. Harold Ford Jr.:

    He was just a wealth of information. He loved what we do, he loved politics, he loved talking about it, he loved arguing about it. And I used to love- he used to sit on a chair outside by the studio out there, and he would just sit out there on a nice day all day long, you'd come by, he'd strike up a conversation with you. We will miss him.

  5. Sebastian Coe:

    I speak to the athletes all the time, the vast majority of athletes... are understanding that it will not be the type of Olympic Games they’ve experienced before... but they still know they would rather be here than sit out the dance. It’s important for them.


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