Definition of Sit in

1. Verb. Attend as a visitor. "Can I sit in on your Intermediate Hittite class?"

Generic synonyms: Attend, Go To

2. Verb. Participate in an act of civil disobedience.
Generic synonyms: Disobey
Derivative terms: Sit-in

Definition of Sit in

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To attend something for one time, as a visitor. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sit In

sit-down money
sit-down strike
sit around
sit back
sit by
sit dead-red
sit down
sit in (current term)
sit in for
sit in on
sit on
sit on it
sit on one's hands
sit on the fence
sit out
sit still
sit through
sit tight
sit up
sit ups

Literary usage of Sit in

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1912)
"... can sit in this scene if it is in the Elizabethan or Shakespearian manner, as the stools will be placed. If with scenery it is difficult to have seats ..."

2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"Thou shalt sit in state. A howlet sits at noon. . . The Election Ballads. ... To sit in that honoured station. S. The sons of old Kiltie. ..."

3. The Complete Works and Life of Laurence Sterne by Laurence Sterne, Wilbur Lucius Cross, Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1904)
"... Maledictus sit intus et exterius. in in Maledictus sit in capillis; maledictus sit in in cerebro. Maledictus sit in vertice, in temporibus, in fronte, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Most of the courts of general jurisdiction in Paris sit in one or other of these two buildings. The Observatory and the Mint.— The Observatory has a history ..."

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