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Seat meaning

seat - 18 dictionary results

  1. 1. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; " he deserves a good kick in the butt"; " are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
  2. 2. provide with seats; " seat a concert hall"
  3. 3. place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; " there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"
  4. 4. The place or thing upon which one sits; hence; anything made to be sat in or upon, as a chair, bench, stool, saddle, or the like.
  5. 5. The place occupied by anything, or where any person or thing is situated, resides, or abides; a site; an abode, a station; a post; a situation.
  6. 6. That part of a thing on which a person sits; as, the seat of a chair or saddle; the seat of a pair of pantaloons.
  7. 7. A sitting; a right to sit; regular or appropriate place of sitting; as, a seat in a church; a seat for the season in the opera house.
  8. 8. Posture, or way of sitting, on horseback.
  9. 9. A part or surface on which another part or surface rests; as, a valve seat.
  10. 10. To place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self.
  11. 11. To cause to occupy a post, site, situation, or the like; to station; to establish; to fix; to settle.
  12. 12. To assign a seat to, or the seats of; to give a sitting to; as, to seat a church, or persons in a church.
  13. 13. To fix; to set firm.
  14. 14. To settle; to plant with inhabitants; as to seat a country.
  15. 15. To put a seat or bottom in; as, to seat a chair.
  16. 16. To rest; to lie down.
  17. 17. That on which one sits; chair, & c.; place where one sits; site; post of authority; mansion; abode.
  18. 18. To place on a seat, or in any site; establish.

seat - examples of usage

  1. He made her sit upon the seat beside him. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. Denham went on quickly in advance of her, and she heard him shout that he had found it before she reached the seat. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. It must, therefore, have been left upon the seat. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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