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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sit tight mean? 

SIT TIGHT (verb)
  The verb SIT TIGHT has 1 sense:

1. maintain the same position; wait it out

  Familiarity information: SIT TIGHT used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SIT TIGHT (verb)

Sense 1sit tight [BACK TO TOP]


Maintain the same position; wait it out

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

Let's not make a decision--let's sit tight

Hypernyms (to "sit tight" is one way to...):

remain; rest; stay (stay the same; remain in a certain state)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

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