To sit is defined as for a person to rest the weight of their body on their rear end or the back of their thighs or for something to be located somewhere.(verb)
See sit in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sitten < OE sittan, akin to ON sitja, Ger sitzen < IE base *sed-, to sit > L sedere, Gr hizein, Welsh seddu, to sit
See sit in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb sat sat (săt), sit·ting, sits verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English sitten
Origin: , from Old English sittan; see sed- in Indo-European roots.
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