Definitions for SEATsit

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. something designed to support a person in a sitting position, as a chair or bench.

  2. the part of something on which one sits:

    a chair seat.

  3. the buttocks.

  4. the part of the garment covering the buttocks.

  5. a manner of or posture used in sitting on a horse.

  6. something on which the base of an object rests.

  7. the base itself.

  8. a place in which something occurs or is established:

    a college as a seat of learning.

  9. a place in which administrative power is centered:

    Washington is the seat of the U.S. government.

    Category: Government

  10. accommodation for sitting, as in a theater.

  11. a right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body:

    She was elected to a seat in the Senate.

    Category: Government

  12. a right to the privileges of membership in a stock exchange or the like.

  13. (v.t.)to place on a seat; cause to sit down.

  14. to guide to a seat.

  15. to accommodate with seats:

    a theater that seats 1200 people.

  16. to put a seat on or into.

  17. to install in a position or office of authority.

    Category: Government

  18. to fit (a valve) with a seat.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  19. to attach to or place firmly in or on something as a base:

    Seat the telescope on the tripod.

  20. (v.i.)to fit properly in a seat.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Idioms for seat:

  1. by the seat of one's pants,using experience, instinct, or guesswork.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Idiom

Origin of seat:

1150–1200; ME sete (n.) < ON sæti, c. OE gesete, OHG gasāzi; akin to sit


Princeton's WordNet

  1. seat, place(noun)

    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"

  2. 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, ass(noun)

    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(noun)

    furniture that is designed for sitting on

    "there were not enough seats for all the guests"

  4. seat(noun)

    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(noun)

    a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)

  6. seat(noun)

    the location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based

    "the brain is said to be the seat of reason"

  7. seat(noun)

    the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body

    "he was elected to a seat in the Senate"

  8. seat(noun)

    a part of a machine that supports or guides another part

  9. seat(verb)

    the cloth covering for the buttocks

    "the seat of his pants was worn through"

  10. seat, sit, sit down(verb)

    show to a seat; assign a seat for

    "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"

  11. seat(verb)

    be able to seat

    "The theater seats 2,000"

  12. induct, invest, seat(verb)

    place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position

    "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"

  13. seat(verb)

    put a seat on a chair

  14. seat(verb)

    provide with seats

    "seat a concert hall"

  15. seat(verb)

    place or attach firmly in or on a base

    "seat the camera on the tripod"

  16. seat(verb)

    place in or on a seat

    "the mother seated the toddler on the high chair"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. seat(noun)sit

    an object sb sits on

    Is this seat taken?; a bicycle seat

  2. seatsit

    a place to sit on public transportation or at an event

    There are seats in the back of the bus.; front row seats

  3. seatsit

    a position in an organization that makes laws

    The Democrat won the Senate seat.

  4. seat(verb)sit

    to have enough seats for a particular number of people

    a stadium that seats 50,000 spectators

  5. seatsit

    to arrange for sb to sit in a particular place

    I've seated her father next to me.


  1. seat(Noun)

    A place in which to sit.

    There are two hundred seats in this classroom.

  2. seat(Noun)

    The horizontal portion of a chair or other furniture designed for sitting.

    He sat on the arm of the chair rather than the seat which always annoyed his mother.

  3. seat(Noun)

    A piece of furniture made for sitting; e.g. a chair, stool or bench; any improvised place for sitting.

    She pulled the seat from under the table to allow him to sit down.

  4. seat(Noun)

    The part of an object or individual (usually the buttocks) directly involved in sitting.

  5. seat(Noun)

    The part of a piece of clothing (usually pants or trousers) covering the buttocks.

    The seat of these trousers is almost worn through.

  6. seat(Noun)

    A membership in an organization, particularly a representative body.

    Our neighbor has a seat at the stock exchange and in congress.

  7. seat(Noun)

    The location of a governing body.

    Washington D.C. is the seat of the U.S. government.

  8. seat(Noun)

    an electoral district, especially for a national legislature.

  9. seat(Noun)

    The starting point of a fire.

  10. seat(Verb)

    : To put an object into a place where it will rest.

    Be sure to seat the gasket properly before attaching the cover.

  11. seat(Verb)

    : To provide places to sit.

  12. Origin: from sæti, compare set

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seat(noun)

    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. Seat(noun)

    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

  3. Seat(noun)

    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. Seat(noun)

    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. Seat(noun)

    posture, or way of sitting, on horseback

  6. Seat(noun)

    a part or surface on which another part or surface rests; as, a valve seat

  7. Seat(verb)

    to place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self

  8. Seat(verb)

    to cause to occupy a post, site, situation, or the like; to station; to establish; to fix; to settle

  9. Seat(verb)

    to assign a seat to, or the seats of; to give a sitting to; as, to seat a church, or persons in a church

  10. Seat(verb)

    to fix; to set firm

  11. Seat(verb)

    to settle; to plant with inhabitants; as to seat a country

  12. Seat(verb)

    to put a seat or bottom in; as, to seat a chair

  13. Seat(verb)

    to rest; to lie down


  1. SEAT

    SEAT, S.A. is a Spanish automobile manufacturer with its head office in Martorell, Spain. It was founded on May 9, 1950, by the Instituto Nacional de Industria, a state-owned industrial holding company. It is currently a wholly owned subsidiary of the German Volkswagen Group, as a member of the now-defunct Audi Brand Group, together with Audi and Lamborghini, and marketed as a car maker with a youthful sporty profile. Within the Volkswagen Group and under the Audi Brand Group, the SEAT brand itself has been developed as a group with subsidiary companies and 'SEAT, S.A.' as the parent company. The headquarters of SEAT, S.A. are located at SEAT's industrial complex in Martorell near Barcelona, Spain. By 2000 annual production peaked at over 500,000 units; in total up to 2006, over 16 million cars have been produced including more than 6 million from the Martorell plant, with three-quarters of the annual production being exported to over seventy countries worldwide. The name SEAT previously stood for the acronym Sociedad Española de Automóviles de Turismo

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SEAT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1681

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SEAT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1821

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SEAT' in Nouns Frequency: #406

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SEAT' in Verbs Frequency: #1043

Anagrams of SEAT

  1. AEST, east, East, eats, ESTA, etas, sate, saté, seta, tase, teas

Translations for SEAT

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