HyperDic: seat

English > 16 senses of the word seat:
NOUNlocationseat, placea space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
bodyseat, buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, assthe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
artifactseatfurniture that is designed for sitting on
artifactseatany support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)
locationseata center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
locationseatthe location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based
attributeseatthe legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body
artifactseata part of a machine that supports or guides another part
artifactseatthe cloth covering for the buttocks
VERBcontactseat, sit, sit downshow to a seat / seat / seat
stativeseatbe able to seat / seat
socialseat, induct, investplace ceremoniously or formally / formally in an office or position
possessionseatput a seat on a chair
possessionseatprovide with seats / seats / seats
contactseatplace or attach firmly in or on a base
contactseatplace in or on a seat
seat > pronunciation
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English > seat: 16 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane).
Example"he booked their seats in advance"
Synonymplace
Categoryairplane, aeroplane, planeAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
dramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatreThe art of writing and producing plays
NarrowerperchAn elevated place serving as a seat
BroaderspaceAn area reserved for some particular purpose
Spanishasiento, localidad, plaza
Catalanlocalitat, plaça, seient
Verbsseatshow to a seat / seat / seat
seatprovide with seats / seats / seats
seatput a seat on a chair
seatbe able to seat / seat
English > seat: 16 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.
Synonymsbuttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishancas, ano, as de oros, asentaderas, asiento, cachas, cachetes, cola, culo, fin, fondo, glúteos, grupa, keister, nalga, nalgas, ocóte, pandero, pompis, posaderas, posas, posterior, poto, rulé, suelo, trasero, tras, traste, tuje
Catalancul, darrere, keister, natges, natja, pandero, paner, posterior, tafanari
English > seat: 16 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningfurniture that is designed for sitting on.
Example"there were not enough seats for all the guests"
InstancesSiege PerilousThe legendary seat at King Arthur's Round Table reserved for the knight who would find the Holy Grail
Member ofseating, seats, seating room, seating areaAn area that includes places where several people can sit
PartsseatAny support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)
upholsteryCovering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
NarrowerbenchA long seat for more than one person
bench(law) the seat for judges in a courtroom
box, box seatThe driver's seat on a coach / coach
box seatA special seat in a theater or grandstand box
chairA seat for one person, with a support for the back
ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff, hassockThick cushion used as a seat
sofa, couch, loungeAn upholstered seat for more than one person
stoolA simple seat without a back or arms
toilet seatThe hinged seat on a toilet
Broaderfurniture, piece of furniture, article of furniturefurnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
Spanishasiento
Catalanseient
Verbsseatshow to a seat / seat / seat
seatprovide with seats / seats / seats
seatput a seat on a chair
seatbe able to seat / seat
English > seat: 16 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAny support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit).
Example"he dusted off the seat before sitting down"
Part ofseatfurniture that is designed for sitting on
NarrowerbackbenchAny of the seats occupied by backbenchers in the House of Commons
backseatA seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)
bell seat, balloon seatA seat that has a bell shape (on some 18th century chairs)
bicycle seat, saddleA seat for the rider of a bicycle
boatswain's chair, bosun's chairA seat consisting of a board and a rope
bucket seatA low single seat as in cars or planes
car seatA seat in a car
chairA particular seat in an orchestra
cockpitseat where the driver sits while driving a racing car
crossbenchAny of the seats in the House of Commons used by members who do not vote regularly with either the government or the Opposition
ejection seat, ejector seat, capsuleA pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency
front benchAny of the front seats in the House of Commons that are reserved for ministers or former ministers
howdah, houdahA (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant
jump seatA folding seat in an automobile
pillionA seat behind the rider / rider of a horse or motorbike etc.
plane seatA seat on a commercial airliner
rumbleA servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage
rumble seatA folding outside seat in the back of some early cars
saddleA seat for the rider of a horse or camel
saddle seatA chair seat that is slightly concave and sometimes has a thickened ridge in the center
sliding seatrower's seat that slides fore and aft
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
Spanishasiento
Catalanseient
Verbsseatshow to a seat / seat / seat
seatprovide with seats / seats / seats
English > seat: 16 senses > noun 5, location
MeaningA center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised).
NarrowercapitalA seat of government
county seat, county courthouseThe town or city that is the seat of government for a county / county
county town, shire townThe town or city that is the seat of government for a shire
seeThe seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
Broadercenter, centre, middle, heart, eyeAn area that is approximately central within some larger / larger region
Verbsseatplace ceremoniously or formally / formally in an office or position
English > seat: 16 senses > noun 6, location
MeaningThe location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based.
Example"the brain is said to be the seat of reason"
BroaderlocationA point or extent in space
English > seat: 16 senses > noun 7, attribute
MeaningThe legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body.
Example"he was elected to a seat in the Senate"
Broaderlegal rightA right based in law
English > seat: 16 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA part of a machine that supports or guides another part.
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
English > seat: 16 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningThe cloth covering for the buttocks.
Example"the seat of his pants was worn through"
Part ofskirtCloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
trousers, pair of trousers, pant(usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
Broadercloth coveringA covering made of cloth
Spanishfondillos
Catalanfons
English > seat: 16 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningshow to a seat / seat / seat; assign a seat / seat / seat for.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Example"The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"
Synonymssit, sit down
Cause tosit, sit downBe seated
Narrowerreseatshow to a different seat / seat / seat
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Similar tosit, sit downBe seated
Spanishasentarse, posarse, sentarse, sentar
Catalanasseure's, asseure, parar-se, posar, seure
Nounsseatany support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)
seatfurniture that is designed for sitting on
seata space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
seatingthe service of ushering people to their seats / seats / seats
English > seat: 16 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe able to seat / seat.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The theater seats 2,000"
Broaderaccommodate, hold, admitHave room for
Nounsseatfurniture that is designed for sitting on
seata space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
seatingan area that includes places where several people can sit
English > seat: 16 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningplace ceremoniously or formally / formally in an office or position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymsinduct, invest
Broaderinstall, instalput into an office or a position
Spanishinvestir
Catalaninvestir
Nounsseata center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
English > seat: 16 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningPut a seat on a chair.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycabinetwork, cabinetryThe craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality)
NarrowerreseatProvide with a new seat
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishponer un asiento
Nounsseatfurniture that is designed for sitting on
seata space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
English > seat: 16 senses > verb 5, possession
MeaningProvide with seats / seats / seats.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"seat a concert hall"
CategoryarchitectureThe profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect
NarrowerreseatProvide with new seats / seats / seats
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishponer asientos
Nounsseatany support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)
seatfurniture that is designed for sitting on
seata space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
English > seat: 16 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningPlace or attach firmly in or on a base.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"seat the camera on the tripod"
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
English > seat: 16 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningPlace in or on a seat.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Example"the mother seated the toddler on the high chair"
Cause tosit, sit downBe seated
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location

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