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English

Etymology

Via Middle English from Old Norse sæti, compare Old English set

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
seat

Plural
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  1. A place in which to sit.
    There are two hundred seats in this classroom.
  2. 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. A piece of furniture made for sitting; e.g. a chair, stool or bench.
    She pulled the seat away from the table and, while he sat down, pushed it back in again.
  4. The part of an object or individual (notably the buttocks) directly involved in sitting.
    Place the seat of your pants on the seat of this chair.
  5. The part of a piece of clothing on which one sits.
    As he walked away she deftly kicked him in the seat of his pants to hurry him along.
  6. A membership in an organization, particularly a representative body.
    Our neighbor has a seat at the stock exchange and in congress.
  7. The location of a governing body.
    Washington D.C. is the seat of the U.S. government.
  8. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) an electoral district, especially for a national legislature.

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Verb

Infinitive
to seat

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to seat (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive): To put an object into a place where it will rest.
    Be sure to seat the gasket properly before attaching the cover.
  2. (transitive): To provide places to sit.
    This classroom seats two hundred students.

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