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Meaning & Definition of Sitting in English

English

Sitting

/sɪtɪŋ/

noun

1. (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)

  • "He wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting"
    synonym:
  • sitting
  • ,
  • posing

2. The act of assuming or maintaining a seated position

  • "He read the mystery at one sitting"
    synonym:
  • sitting

3. A meeting of spiritualists

  • "The seance was held in the medium's parlor"
    synonym:
  • seance
  • ,
  • sitting
  • ,
  • session

4. A session as of a legislature or court

    synonym:
  • sitting

adjective

1. (of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks

  • "The seated madonna"
  • "The audience remained seated"
    synonym:
  • seated
  • ,
  • sitting

2. Not moving and therefore easy to attack

  • "A sitting target"
    synonym:
  • sitting

Examples of using

He's sitting on the bench.
She's sitting on the bench.
Tom was sitting in the front passenger seat when the accident happened.