- a strike, usually illegal, in which the strikers stay inside a factory, etc., refusing to work or leave until agreement is reachedin full sit-down strike
- a meeting or conference
The family had a sit-down meal at their favorite restaurant.
- 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.
- 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.
- A work stoppage in which the workers refuse to leave their place of employment until their demands are considered or met. Also called sit-down strike .
- An obstruction of normal activity by the act of a large group sitting down in public to express a grievance or protest.
- Informal An act, instance, or period of sitting.
- Informal A meal for people seated at a table.
- Performed or accomplished while sitting down: a sit-down discussion; a sit-down protest.
- Intended for people seated at a table: a sit-down dinner for 12.
- Alternative spelling of sit-down.
- Intended to be done while sitting.
- An act of sitting down, especially with other people in some form of social exchange.
- A sit-in, a protest of civil disobedience by people sitting and refusing to move.
From sit down.
(third-person singular simple present sits down, present participle sitting down, simple past and past participle sat down)
- (intransitive) To assume a sitting position from a standing position.
- Sit down! We have work to do.
- ( reflexive) To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.
- (figuratively) To meet formally at a conference table.
- Because this diet is so rigid, however, you'll have to steer clear of fast food and sit-down restaurants because you won't find anything that fits on this diet.
- The ill child may need soft toys for bed play and sit-down toys such as magic markers, puzzles, books, or board games, for quiet out-of-bed play.
- You will also need to decide if your home will accommodate a sit-down dinner or if food should be served buffet style and make decisions about how to arrange food serving and dining areas.
- Even if you plan on having a sit-down, formal meal, it's nice to have some disposable cups, plastic silverware and paper plates on hand that can be used for cake or snacks.
- A sit-down dinner makes sense if you have sufficient space at your table or if you have floor space and can borrow or afford to rent additional tables and chairs.