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. Travis Alexander:

    The crime scene was such a mess, … But when I first came across Jodi and we arrested her at her grandparents’ house, my initial impression of her was she didn’t seem concerned at all… The whole case was bizarre. Especially her demeanor… Even when we booked her, she wanted to make sure her hair looked OK… Things like that were not sitting well with a lot of us. She was almost more concerned about her image… She didn’t have a concern for consequence or outcome… Like for me, I wouldn’t care what my hair looked like if I was being arrested or what my picture is going to look like. To me, that was just weird.

  2. Jarno Opmeer:

    Physical training in esports is much more about being healthy, staying flexible because obviously sitting in a simulator for a big part of the day is going to make you stiff, you want to stay flexible as much as possible just for quick reactions and coordination.

  3. Andrea Meza:

    They're really concerned. They see what's on TV. And they hear the President saying don't be together in groups of 10 or more, that events of 50 or more people are being canceled. And they look around and see they're in close quarters with people, with staff coming in and out of the detention center daily. And they feel like sitting ducks.

  4. Ajay Sharma:

    We are hoping that we will have something by end of the year, maybe the first quarter of next year, where will we know from Voltron what it costs, at which point, a lot of banks who might be sitting on the sidelines will be able to make a decision, clearly we are hoping that through this technology, the unit cost of doing a transaction comes down, along with other benefits, such as speed.

  5. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook:

    And so the question for us after we get on the other side will be, was the resilience there or not and do we need to make some changes, my perspective sitting here today is that if there are changes, you're talking about adjusting some knobs, not some sort of wholesale fundamental change.

Images & Illustrations of sitting

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