Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of sit out | Another word for sit out | What is sit out?

Definition 1: endure to the end - [verb of cognition]

(sit out is a kind of ...) put up with something or somebody unpleasant

"I cannot bear his constant criticism" "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks" "he learned to tolerate the heat" "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

Definition 2: not participate in (an activity, such as a dance or a sports event) - [verb of stative]

Samples where sit out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He sat out the game

(sit out is a kind of ...) resist doing something

"He refrained from hitting him back" "she could not forbear weeping"

(sit out belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

More words

Another word for sit in

Another word for sit down

Another word for sit by

Another word for sit back

Another word for sit around

Another word for sit tight

Another word for sit up

Another word for sit-down

Another word for sit-down strike

Another word for sit-in


Other word for sit-in

sit-in meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce sit-in