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SAT

 (ĕs′ā-tē′)
A trademark for a set of standardized college entrance examinations.

sat

 (săt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of sit.

sat

(sæt)
vb
the past tense and past participle of sit

sat

(sʌt)
adj
1. very tired; exhausted
2. drunk
[Afrikaans]

SAT

abbreviation for
(Education) (in the US) Scholastic Aptitude Test

sat

(sæt)

v.
a pt. and pp. of sit.

SAT

Trademark. college admissions tests sponsored by the College Entrance Examination Board: the SAT I measures mathematical and verbal reasoning skills, and the SAT II measures knowledge in specific subject areas.

Sat.

1. Saturday.
2. Saturn.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sat - the seventh and last day of the weekSat - the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians
weekday - any day except Sunday (and sometimes except Saturday)
weekend - a time period usually extending from Friday night through Sunday; more loosely defined as any period of successive days including one and only one Sunday
Translations

Sat

abbr of SaturdaySa.

sit

(sit) present participle sitting: past tense, past participle sat (sӕt) verb
1. to (cause to) rest on the buttocks; to (cause to) be seated. He likes sitting on the floor; They sat me in the chair and started asking questions.
2. to lie or rest; to have a certain position. The parcel is sitting on the table.
3. (with on) to be an official member of (a board, committee etc). He sat on several committees.
4. (of birds) to perch. An owl was sitting in the tree by the window.
5. to undergo (an examination).
6. to take up a position, or act as a model, in order to have one's picture painted or one's photograph taken. She is sitting for a portrait/photograph.
7. (of a committee, parliament etc) to be in session. Parliament sits from now until Christmas.
ˈsitter noun
1. a person who poses for a portrait etc.
2. a baby-sitter.
ˈsitting noun
a period of continuous action, meeting etc. I read the whole book at one sitting; The committee were prepared for a lengthy sitting.
ˈsit-in noun
an occupation of a building etc by protesters. The students staged a sit-in.
ˈsitting-room noun
a room used mainly for sitting in.
sitting target, sitting duck
someone or something that is in an obvious position to be attacked. If they're reducing staff, he's a sitting target.
sit back
to rest and take no part in an activity. He just sat back and let it all happen.
sit down
to (cause to) take a seat, take a sitting position. Let's sit down over here; He sat the child down on the floor.
sit out
1. to remain seated during a dance. Let's sit (this one) out.
2. to remain inactive and wait until the end of. They'll try to sit out the crisis.
sit tight
to keep the same position or be unwilling to move or act. The best thing to do is to sit tight and see if things improve.
sit up
1. to rise to a sitting position. Can the patient sit up?
2. to remain awake, not going to bed. I sat up until 3 a.m. waiting for you!

sat

pret & pp de sit
References in classic literature ?
In the evening he returned, bearing a buck upon his shoulders, and they skinned the buck and ate of it as they sat by the fire.
Alexey Alexandrovitch walked into the hall where the sitting was held, greeted the members and the president, as usual, and sat down in his place, putting his hand on the papers laid ready before him.
After we sat down to our waffles and sausage, Jake told us how pleased the Shimerdas had been with their presents; even Ambrosch was friendly and went to the creek with him to cut the Christmas tree.
Little Benjamin sat down beside his cousin, and assured him that Mr.
But there is reason to believe that President Dunster sat in it, when he held the first Commencement at Harvard College.
And while Cecily sat thus, diligently working a fraction sum on her slate, that base Cyrus asked permission to go out, having previously borrowed a pair of scissors from one of the big girls who did fancy work at the noon recess.
So he sat down, and the fox began to run, and away they went over stock and stone so quick that their hair whistled in the wind.
The count sat on the sofa between two guests who were smoking and talking.
These phases of the walk remained written on John's memory, each emphasised by the touch of that light hand on his arm; and behind all these aspects of the nocturnal city he saw, in his mind's-eye, a picture of the lighted drawing-room at home where he had sat talking with Flora; and his father, from the other end, had looked on with a kind and ironical smile.
Bede, you're one o' them as mounts hup'ards apace," he said, when Adam sat down.
It was in a turret, looking over the tops of the trees in the Anlage; and the bed was in an alcove, so that when you sat at the desk it had not the look of a bed-room at all.
In the middle of this lake sat the Snow Queen when she was at home; and then she said she was sitting in the Mirror of Understanding, and that this was the only one and the best thing in the world.