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Dictionary definition for: Seat

1. (n) a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane) "he booked their seats in advance" "he sat in someone else''s place"

2. (v) show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"

3. (n) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt" "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"

4. (v) be able to seat; "The theater seats 2,000"

5. (n) furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"

6. (v) place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"

7. (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"

8. (v) put a seat on a chair

9. (n) a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)

10. (v) provide with seats; "seat a concert hall"

11. (n) the cloth covering for the buttocks; "the seat of his pants was worn through"

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