Antonyms of verb sit

1 of 10 senses of sit

Sense 1
sit, sit down -- (be seated)
       Antonym of stand (Sense 1)
      => stand, stand up -- (be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!")
       Antonym of lie (Sense 2)
      => lie -- (be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sit

10 senses of sit

Sense 1
sit, sit down -- (be seated)
          Phrasal Verb-> sit out#2; sit down#1

Sense 2
sit, sit around -- (be around, often idly or without specific purpose; "The object sat in the corner"; "We sat around chatting for another hour")
       => be -- (occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?")

Sense 3
sit down, sit -- (take a seat)
       => change posture -- (undergo a change in bodily posture)

Sense 4
sit -- (be in session; "When does the court of law sit?")
       => convene -- (meet formally; "The council convened last week")

Sense 5
model, pose, sit, posture -- (assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often")
       => expose, exhibit, display -- (to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship")

Sense 6
ride, sit -- (sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 7
sit -- (be located or situated somewhere; "The White House sits on Pennsylvania Avenue")
       => be -- (occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?")

Sense 8
baby-sit, sit -- (work or act as a baby-sitter; "I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do")
       => guard -- (to keep watch over; "there would be men guarding the horses")

Sense 9
seat, sit, sit down -- (show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 10
sit -- (serve in a specific professional capacity; "the priest sat for confession"; "she sat on the jury")
       => serve -- (do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function; "He served as head of the department for three years"; "She served in Congress for two terms")

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