Definition and Meanings for seat
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Part of Speech of seat
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of seat
Meaning of seat
as noun, 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- posture, or way of sitting, on horseback.
- a part or surface on which another part or surface rests; as, a valve seat.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self.
- to cause to occupy a post, site, situation, or the like; to station; to establish; to fix; to settle.
- to assign a seat to, or the seats of; to give a sitting to; as, to seat a church, or persons in a church.
- to fix; to set firm.
- to settle; to plant with inhabitants; as to seat a country.
- to put a seat or bottom in; as, to seat a chair.
as intransitive verb
- to rest; to lie down.