Pronunciation: sēt
n.1.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.
2.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.
Where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is.
- Rev. ii. 13.
A seat of plenty, content, and tranquillity.
- Macaulay.
3.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.
4.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.
5.Posture, or way of sitting, on horseback.
6.(Mach.) A part or surface on which another part or surface rests; as, a valve seat.
Seat worm
(Zool.) the pinworm.
v. t.1.To place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self.
[imp. & p. p. Seated; p. pr. & vb. n. Seating.]
2.To cause to occupy a post, site, situation, or the like; to station; to establish; to fix; to settle.
Thus high . . . is King Richard seated.
- Shak.
They had seated themselves in New Guiana.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
3.To assign a seat to, or the seats of; to give a sitting to; as, to seat a church, or persons in a church.
4.To fix; to set firm.
5.To settle; to plant with inhabitants; as to seat a country.
6.To put a seat or bottom in; as, to seat a chair.
v. i.1.To rest; to lie down.
Noun1.seat - a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane); "he booked their seats in advance"; "he sat in someone else's place"
Synonyms: place
2.Seatseat - 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?"
3.seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
4.seat - any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit); "he dusted off the seat before sitting down"
5.seat - a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
6.seat - the cloth covering for the buttocks; "the seat of his pants was worn through"
Verb1.seat - show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"
Synonyms: sit down, sit
2.seat - be able to seat; "The theater seats 2,000"
3.seat - place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"
Synonyms: induct, invest
4.seat - put a seat on a chair
5.seat - provide with seats; "seat a concert hall"
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