AskDefine | Define sat

Dictionary Definition

Sat n : the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians [syn: Saturday, Sabbatum]sit

Verb

1 be seated [syn: sit down] [ant: stand, lie]
2 sit around, often unused; "The object sat in the corner"
3 take a seat [syn: sit down] [ant: arise]
4 be in session; "When does the court of law sit?"
5 assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often" [syn: model, pose, posture]
6 sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare" [syn: ride]
7 work or act as a baby-sitter; "I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do" [syn: baby-sit]
8 show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith" [syn: seat, sit down] [also: sitting, sat]sat See sit

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Verb

sat

Translations

Simple past
Past participle

Bosnian

Etymology 1

From saat < < .

Noun

sat
  1. hour (unit of time)
  2. clock
  3. watch

Etymology 2

From Common Slavic

Croatian

Etymology 1

From saat < < .

Etymology 2

From Common Slavic

Fijian Hindi

Etymology

From shirt

Pronunciation

  • /səʈ/

Noun

sat

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *sadhaz

Adjective

sat

Romanian

Etymology

Late Latin fossatum, a locality surrounded by a ditch, compare fossa

Noun

sat and

Serbian

Etymology 1

From saat < < .

Noun

sat
Cyrillic spelling
Synonyms

Etymology 2

From Common Slavic
Cyrillic spelling

Turkish

Verb

sat
  1. sell (imperative)

Extensive Definition

The abbreviations SAT, S.A.T., Sat., etc. may apply to several different topics:
In educational testing:
  • The SAT standardized test for USA college admissions (SAT was originally an abbreviation for Scholastic Aptitude Test, but officially it is no longer an acronym)
  • SATs, refers to the National Curriculum assessments which are educational assessments carried out in England.
  • abbreviation for College Scholastic Ability Test, in South Korea, is SAT.
  • Stanford Achievement Test a battery of test used for assessing academic knowledge of elementary and secondary students in the United States
In mathematics and computer science:
In technology:
In aviation:
In entertainment:
  • Sat.1, a television station in Germany
  • The S.A.T., a professional wrestling stable
In language:
In government and politics:
sat in German: SAT
sat in Spanish: SAT
sat in Esperanto: SAT
sat in French: SAT
sat in Korean: SAT (동음이의)
sat in Italian: SAT
sat in Japanese: SAT
sat in Kölsch: SAT (Watt ėßß datt?)
sat in Russian: SAT
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