to sit; to take a seat; to take (a bus, airplane etc.)to use; according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because; Israel (abbrev.) to await death; to be a sitting duck trad. (坐以待斃) 坐 以 待斃 simp. (坐以待毙) 坐 以 待毙 Literally: “to sit and wait for one's death”.