from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb idiomatic To
declineto participate; particularly, to decline to dance.
- verb idiomatic To not
- verb nautical To
leanout to the windwardside of a sailboatin order to counterbalancethe effects of the windon the sails.
- verb To escape a hold while face-down by swinging one's legs around into the sitting position.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb endure to the end
- verb not participate in (an activity, such as a dance or a sports event)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word sit out.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.