Sit-down meaning

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A meeting or conference.
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(informal) A meal for people seated at a table.
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Performed or accomplished while sitting down.

A sit-down discussion; a sit-down protest.

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A strike, usually illegal, in which the strikers stay inside a factory, etc., refusing to work or leave until agreement is reached.
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Served to persons, esp. guests, who are seated at a table.

A sit-down dinner for twelve.

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Alternative spelling of sit-down.
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Intended to be done while sitting.
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An act of sitting down, especially with other people in some form of social exchange.
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A sit-in, a protest of civil disobedience by people sitting and refusing to move.
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(intransitive) To assume a sitting position from a standing position.

Sit down! We have work to do.

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( reflexive) To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.
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(figuratively) To meet formally at a conference table.
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The definition of a sit-down is a protest where people sit in a particular location and don't move until their demands are met.

An example of a sit-down is when a factory worker is protesting a cut in wages by sitting at her station and refusing to leave.

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Sit-down is defined as a meal eaten at a table, or protestors sitting in a certain place and refusing to move.

An example of a sit down meal is when you go to a restaurant and eat at a table.

An example of a sit down protest is when workers refuse to leave the factory after a wage dispute.

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A work stoppage in which the workers refuse to leave their place of employment until their demands are considered or met.
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An obstruction of normal activity by the act of a large group sitting down in public to express a grievance or protest.
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(informal) An act, instance, or period of sitting.
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Intended for people seated at a table.

A sit-down dinner for 12.

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Origin of sit-down

  • From sit down.

    From Wiktionary