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sitar a lute of India with a long wide fretted neck, six or seven playing strings, and a number of resonating strings that produce sympathetic vibrations.
sitcom (informal) situation comedy.
sit-down a strike in which workers remain at their place of employment until an agreement is reached; sit-down strike. [2 definitions]
sit down to move to a position where you are resting on your buttocks.
site the location or proposed location of a town, city, building, or the like. [4 definitions]
sit-in an organized passive occupation of a prohibited area, as in a racially segregated establishment, a university, or a corporation, to demonstrate against the policies pursued therein.
sit shiva to receive guests during shiva.
sitter a person who sits, such as a baby-sitter. [2 definitions]
sit tight to keep one's position or opinion and await further events.
sitting a period during which one is seated to participate in a particular activity, such as having one's portrait painted. [4 definitions]
sitting duck an especially vulnerable person or thing; easy target.
sitting room a room next to a bedroom that is used as a living room, as in a hotel or on a ship. [2 definitions]
situate to put in a particular place or position; place or locate.
situated placed as to location, position, or circumstances.
situation state of affairs; circumstances. [3 definitions]
situation comedy a comedy, esp. a television series, with a continuing cast of characters who appear in episodic plots; sitcom.
situation ethics a system of ethics in which moral rules are not absolute but may be modified for special situations.
sit-up an exercise for the stomach muscles, in which one lies flat on one's back and then sits up without bending the legs and without support from the arms.
sitz bath a chairlike tub or basin used for bathing the hips and buttocks.
Siva see Shiva.
Sivan the ninth month of the Jewish lunisolar calendar, occurring from late May through early June in the Gregorian calendar.