sitting

Definitions of sitting
  1. noun
    the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position
    “he read the mystery at one sitting
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    type of:
    motility, motion, move, movement
    a change of position that does not entail a change of location
  2. noun
    (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
    synonyms: posing
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    type of:
    motility, motion, move, movement
    a change of position that does not entail a change of location
  3. noun
    a session as of a legislature or court
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    type of:
    session
    a meeting for execution of a group's functions
  4. noun
    a meeting of spiritualists
    synonyms: seance, session
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    type of:
    get together, meeting
    a small informal social gathering
  5. adjective
    (of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks
    synonyms: seated
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    Antonyms:
    standing
    (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs
  6. adjective
    not moving and therefore easy to attack
    “a sitting target”
    Synonyms:
    nonmoving, unmoving
    not in motion
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