Seat - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on (syn: arse, ass, backside, behind, bottom, bum, butt, buttocks, can, fanny, fundament, hindquarters, nates, posterior, prat, rear, rump, stern, tail, tush)
- furniture that is designed for sitting on
- any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)
- a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
- the location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based
- the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body
- a part of a machine that supports or guides another part
- the cloth covering for the buttocks
- be able to seat
- place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position (syn: induct, invest)
- put a seat on a chair
- provide with seats
- place or attach firmly in or on a base
- place in or on a seat
There were seats for six people at the table.
He used the box as a seat.
He couldn't find his seat in the concert hall.
The city recently built a new 1,000-seat theater.
She booked a seat on the next flight to Rome.
The stool's seat is broken.
The chairs have woven seats.
The Democrats gained two more seats in the last election.
She won a Senate seat.
I could seat you here if you wish.
The plans call for a stadium seating 30,000 people.
A gentleman, seated near Worcester, and very curious in gardening.
I was in the back seat and Jo was driving.
People were shifting in their seats, looking uncomfortable.
He requested a window seat for the flight.
present participle: seating
past tense: seated
past participle: seated