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?

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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. Mark Hamer:

    It may be that sitting is only harmful in certain contexts such as TV viewing, tV viewing is often associated with other poor behaviors such as junk food consumption.

  2. Valerie Law:

    Grab aims to become a super app in Southeast Asia, so they can become the indispensable mobile wallet, they need to capture as much market share as possible as big payment giants such as Alipay and Tencent are already in the region. Banks are also not sitting still.

  3. Todd Bourgard:

    Any time there is a new tax law, you'll find buyers sitting on the sidelines waiting to see how it shakes out.

  4. Joseph Kennedy III:

    I'm running for U.S. Senate, this isn't a time for waiting, for sitting on the sidelines, or for playing by rules that don't work anymore. This is the fight of our lives, the fight of my generation — and I'm all in.

  5. Kimberly Patton:

    Sitting here, you're focusing on one thing. It shuts the outside world down. It really helps, if I get mad or upset I can just come here and everything goes away.

Images & Illustrations of sitting

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