withsit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English withsitten (to resist), from with- (against) + sitten (to be positioned, sit). More at with-, sit.

Verb[edit]

withsit (third-person singular simple present withsits, present participle withsitting, simple past withsat, past participle withsat or withsitten)

  1. to resist, oppose, be set against or in opposition to
  2. to withstand

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