Definition of Sit Tight in English :

Define Sit Tight in English

Sit Tight meaning in English

Meaning of Sit Tight in English

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Sit Tight pronunciation in English

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Sit Tight

see synonyms of sit tight

Verb

1. sit tight

maintain the same position; wait it out

Example Sentences:
'Let's not make a decision--let's sit tight'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Sit Tight

see synonyms of sit tight
a. 
to wait patiently; bide one's time
b. 
to maintain one's position, stand, or opinion firmly
a. 
to wait patiently; bide one's time
b. 
to maintain one's position, stand, or opinion firmly

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Sit Tight

see synonyms of sit tight
to keep one's opinion or position and wait

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Sit Tight

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v. sat (săt), sit·ting, sits
v.intr.
1. To rest with the torso vertical and the body supported on the buttocks.
2.
a. To rest with the hindquarters lowered onto a supporting surface. Used of animals.
b. To perch. Used of birds.
3. To cover eggs for hatching; brood.
4. To be situated or located: a house that sits on a hill.
5. To lie or rest: Dishes were sitting on a shelf. See Usage Note at set1.
6. To pose for an artist or photographer.
7.
a. To occupy a seat as a member of a body of officials: sit in Congress.
b. To be in session.
8. To remain inactive or unused: Her expensive skis sat gathering dust.
9. To affect one with or as if with a burden; weigh: Official duties sat heavily upon the governor.
10. To fit, fall, or drape in a specified manner: The jacket sits perfectly on you.
11. To be agreeable to one; please: The idea didn't sit well with any of us.
12. Chiefly British To take an examination, as for a degree.
13. To blow from a particular direction. Used of the wind.
14. To keep watch or take care of a child.
v.tr.
1. To cause to sit; seat: Sit yourself over there.
2. To keep one's seat on (an animal): She sits her horse well.
3. To sit on (eggs) for the purpose of hatching.
4. To provide seating accommodation for: a theater that sits 1,000 people.
n.
1.
a. The act of sitting.
b. A period of time spent sitting.
2. The way in which an article of clothing, such as a dress or jacket, fits.

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