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

2 senses of sit out

Sense 1
sit out -- (not participate in (an activity, such as a dance or a sports event); "He sat out the game")
       => refrain, forbear -- (resist doing something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping")

Sense 2
sit out -- (endure to the end)
       => digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up -- (put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage")

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