[ verb ] take a seat
Used in print(Dolores Hitchens, Footsteps in the Night....)
She smoothed the skirt , sat_down , then stood_up and went_back to the windows .
`` Mae , sit_down .(Breni James, Nights of the Kill....)
Gun waited for Killpath to sit_down behind the desk near the window .(George Harmon Coxe, Error of Judgement....)
Finally he went_into the bedroom and sat_down to take_off his shoes .(Morley Callaghan, A Passion in Rome....)
And they sat_down and began their little coffee party .
[ verb ] show to a seat; assign a seat for
: "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"
Used in print(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)
To Voltaire 's surprise , however , their host gives them fresh clothes to put_on , opens his purse to lend them money and sits them down before a good dinner .
[ verb ] be seated
Used in print(Jesse Hill Ford, Mountains of Gilead....)
Back at the Factory-to-You with the other old_maids , back there she was the youngest clerk and she was thirty-four , which made her young enough to resent the usual ideal working conditions , like the unventilated toilet with the door you had to hold shut while you sat_down .