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  • n  an area that includes places where several people can sit
  • 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)
  • n  a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
  • n  the location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based
  • n  the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body
  • n  a part of a machine that supports or guides another part
  • n  the cloth covering for the buttocks
  • v  show to a seat; assign a seat for
  • 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
  • v  place or attach firmly in or on a base
  • v  place in or on a seat

  • Democrats would only need a net gain of 11 seats to win back the House not a huge number when you consider that 435 seats are up for grabs.
  • The White House has just put out a list of who will be sitting in the best seats in the House (Chamber) tonight.
  • Sturdier Seats Congress's Airport and Airway Safety Act of 1987 called for regulators to improve what is called the "crash-worthiness standard" of seats in effect, the .
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in Jewish Telegraphic Agency
    She would relish, as I do, the prospect of three women taking their seats on the Supreme Court for the first time in history,Obama said of Kagan's late mother, who fought gender discrimination as a lawyer.
  • Peter Mandelson in Reuters
    The rules are that if it's a hung parliament, it's not the party with the largest number of seats that has first go, it's the sitting government,Business Secretary Peter Mandelson said.
  • Kid Rock in E! Online
    She's in Vancouver shooting a movie, and I have Laker seats on the floor, and I'm gonna go to the Lakers game with my friend Jesse James,Rock said. "She finally comes up with this: 'I just had a miscarriage':and hangs the phone up."

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