What does sit up mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sit-up(verb)

    a stomach exercise in which a person sits up from a supine position without using the arms for leverage

  2. stay up, sit up(verb)

    not go to bed

    "Don't stay up so late--you have to go to work tomorrow"; "We sat up all night to watch the election"

  3. sit up(verb)

    change to an upright sitting position

    "He sat up in bed"


  1. sit up(Noun)


  2. sit up(Verb)

    To assume a sitting position from a position lying down.

  3. sit up(Verb)

    To sit erect.

  4. sit up(Verb)

    To show interest or surprise.

  5. sit up(Verb)

    To rise.

How to pronounce sit up?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say sit up in sign language?

  1. situp


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sit up in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sit up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sit up in a Sentence

  1. Unknown:

    It doesn't do any good to sit up and take notice if you keep on sitting.

  2. Salman Ahmed:

    If there is a genuine dent in earnings, people will sit up and take notice.

  3. Gail Besner:

    My hope is that they will be able to sit up on their own, walk and play like any other child.

  4. Officer Jesse Hartnett:

    After he leaves the vehicle, I sit up and assess myself, the blood is pooling in my lap at this point.

  5. Katrina Scott:

    This is working the upper and lower abs, the booty, the tops of the thighs and the triceps when you sit up.

Images & Illustrations of sit up

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Translations for sit up

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