Definition of sitting:
- A brooding over eggs for hatching, as by fowls.
- A seat, or the space occupied by or allotted for a person, in a church, theater, etc.; as, the hall has 800 sittings.
- Being in the state, or the position, of one who, or that which, sits.
- of Sit
- The act or time of sitting, as to a portrait painter, photographer, etc.
- The actual presence or meeting of any body of men in their seats, clothed with authority to transact business; a session; as, a sitting of the judges of the King's Bench, or of a commission.
- The state or act of one who sits; the posture of one who occupies a seat.
- The time during which one sits while doing something, as reading a book, playing a game, etc.
gathering, session, academic session, meeting, nonmoving, school term, unmoving, appointment, seated, posing, seance, academic term.
" My dear Mrs Barclay," he said, " you have been sitting
all alone so long, and I could not get to you, and poor Claire is so busy."
- "The Master of the Ceremonies", George Manville Fenn.
I said, sitting
down, and drawing her head to my shoulder.
- "Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life", Ann S. Stephens.
Yes, answered the geologist, and it's lucky I did, for one of the rocks struck the very spot where I was sitting.
- "The Boy With the U. S. Survey", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.