Meaning & Definition of Seat in English
1. 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"
- seat ,
2. 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?"
- buttocks ,
- nates ,
- arse ,
- butt ,
- backside ,
- bum ,
- buns ,
- can ,
- fundament ,
- hindquarters ,
- hind end ,
- keister ,
- posterior ,
- prat ,
- rear ,
- rear end ,
- rump ,
- stern ,
- seat ,
- tail ,
- tail end ,
- tooshie ,
- tush ,
- bottom ,
- behind ,
- derriere ,
- fanny ,
3. Furniture that is designed for sitting on
- "There were not enough seats for all the guests"
4. 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. A center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
6. The location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based
- "The brain is said to be the seat of reason"
7. The legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body
- "He was elected to a seat in the senate"
8. A part of a machine that supports or guides another part
9. The cloth covering for the buttocks
- "The seat of his pants was worn through"
1. Show to a seat
- Assign a seat for
- "The host seated me next to mrs. smith"
- seat ,
- sit ,
- sit down
2. Be able to seat
- "The theater seats 2,000"
3. Place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position
- "There was a ceremony to induct the president of the academy"
- induct ,
- invest ,
4. Put a seat on a chair
5. Provide with seats
- "Seat a concert hall"
6. Place or attach firmly in or on a base
- "Seat the camera on the tripod"
7. Place in or on a seat
- "The mother seated the toddler on the high chair"