1. an event (usually one full day or more) where the primary goal is to sit in meditation.


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  1. 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 sit and relax.
  2. To move oneself into such a position.
    I asked him to sit.
  3. To occupy a given position permanently.
    The temple has sat atop that hill for centuries.
  4. To remain in a state of repose; to rest; to abide; to rest in any position or condition.
  5. To be a member of a deliberative body.
    I currently sit on a standards committee.
  6. Of a legislative or, especially, a judicial body such as a court, to be in session.
    In what city is the circuit court sitting for this session.
  7. To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh.
  8. To be adjusted; to fit.
    Your new coat sits well.
  9. To be accepted or acceptable; to work.
    How will this new contract sit with the workers?
    I don’t think it will sit well.
    The violence in these video games sits awkwardly with their stated aim of educating children.
  10. To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.
    Sit him in front of the TV and he might watch for hours.
  11. To accommodate in seats; to seat.
    The dining room table sits eight comfortably.
  12. shortened form of babysit.
    I'm going to sit for them on Thursday.
  13. To babysit
    I need to find someone to sit my kids on Friday evening for four hours.
  14. To take, to undergo or complete (an examination or test).
  15. To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate.
  16. To take a position for the purpose of having some artistic representation of oneself made, such as a picture or a bust.
    I'm sitting for a painter this evening.
  17. To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a relative position; to have direction.

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