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  • n  a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    he booked their seats in advance
  • n  the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  • n  furniture that is designed for sitting on
    there were not enough seats for all the guests
  • n  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
  • n  a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
  • n  the location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based
    the brain is said to be the seat of reason
  • n  the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body
    he was elected to a seat in the Senate
  • n  a part of a machine that supports or guides another part
  • n  the cloth covering for the buttocks
    the seat of his pants was worn through
  • v  show to a seat; assign a seat for
    The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith
  • v  be able to seat
    The theater seats 2,000
  • v  place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position
  • v  put a seat on a chair
  • v  provide with seats
    seat a concert hall
  • v  place or attach firmly in or on a base
    seat the camera on the tripod
  • v  place in or on a seat
    the mother seated the toddler on the high chair

  • Justice Sonia Sotomayor has taken her seat at the Supreme Court in front of a packed courtroom that included President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
  • The Senate-seat scheme is only one of the allegations lodged against the two-term governor, whose administration has been under investigation for alleged "pay to play" patronage .
  • Always reserve a seat at the time of booking, and if the airline or booking engine won't let you, keep revisiting until you can.
News & Articles

  • Suburban Auto Seat Achieves WBENC Certification
    LODI, N.J., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Suburban Auto Seat Co., Inc ., specializing in the distribution of replacement truck, agricultural vehicle, bus, ground support equipment, ferry boat, and material ...
    June 13, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Seat belt infractions may cost Battle Ground man $1,240
    A Battle Ground man received 10 tickets totaling $1,240 Sunday afternoon for packing his nine-seat Suburban with 17 people, 10 of whom were children not wearing seat belts.
    June 12, 2013 - The Columbian
  • Seat belt and cell phone driving infractions have increased in 2013
    More drivers were caught without seat belts or driving while using a cell phone during a two-week long enforcement in Thurston County at the end of May than last year, according to a news release.
    June 11, 2013 - The Olympian

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