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Definition of Seat


  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. Posture, or way of sitting, on horseback.
  6. A part or surface on which another part or surface rests; as, a valve seat.
  7. To place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self.
  8. To cause to occupy a post, site, situation, or the like; to station; to establish; to fix; to settle.
  9. 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. To fix; to set firm.
  11. To settle; to plant with inhabitants; as to seat a country.
  12. To put a seat or bottom in; as, to seat a chair.
  13. To rest; to lie down.
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Seat Translations

seat in Afrikaans is sitplek
seat in Dutch is bril, zetel
seat in German is Platz, setzen, Sitz, Sitz, Sitzplatz
seat in Italian is seggio
seat in Portuguese is assento
seat in Spanish is asiento