seat

phonetic symbol: / sít / 

seat - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)
e.g.)
・he dusted off the seat before sitting down

[ noun ]
■ furniture that is designed for sitting on
e.g.)
・there were not enough seats for all the guests

[ noun ]
■ the cloth covering for the buttocks
e.g.)
・the seat of his pants was worn through

[ noun ]
■ a part of a machine that supports or guides another part

[ noun ]
■ the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body
e.g.)
・he was elected to a seat in the Senate

[ noun ]
■ the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
arse , ass , backside , behind , bottom , bum , buns , butt , buttocks , can , derriere , fanny , fundament , hind end , hindquarters , keister , nates , posterior , prat , rear , rear end , rump , stern , tail , tail end , tooshie , tush

[ noun ]
■ the location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based
e.g.)
・the brain is said to be the seat of reason

[ noun ]
■ a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
e.g.)
・he booked their seats in advance
place

[ noun ]
■ a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)

[ verb ]
■ show to a seat
■ assign a seat for
e.g.)
・The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith
sit , sit down

[ verb ]
■ place in or on a seat
e.g.)
・the mother seated the toddler on the high chair

[ verb ]
■ place or attach firmly in or on a base
e.g.)
・seat the camera on the tripod

[ verb ]
■ provide with seats
e.g.)
・seat a concert hall

[ verb ]
■ put a seat on a chair

[ verb ]
■ place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position
induct , invest

[ verb ]
■ be able to seat
e.g.)
・The theater seats 2,000

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