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  1. (context, rare, Buddhism) an event (usually one full day or more) where the primary goal is to in meditation.
    verb (sits, sitting, sat, sat or rarely sitten)
    1. (context, intransitive, of a person) To be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs (especially the upper legs) are supported by some object.
    After a long day of walking, it was good just to and relax.
    1. (context, intransitive, of a person) To move oneself into such a position.
    I asked him to sit.
    1. (context, intransitive, of an object) To occupy a given position permanently.
    The temple has sat atop that hill for centuries.
    1. To be a member of a deliberative body.
    I currently on a standards committee.
    1. (context, intransitive, of an agreement or arrangement) To be accepted.
    How will this new contract with the workers?
    I don"t think it will well.
    • French: asseoir(fr)alt=s"asseoir
    • Italian: sedersi(it)
    • Spanish: encajar(es)
    Etymology: sittan

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