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Seat Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    seat n
  1. 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" [syn: place]
  2. 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?" [syn: buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass]
  3. furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
  4. 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"
  5. a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
  6. the cloth covering for the buttocks; "the seat of his pants was worn through" v
  7. show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith" [syn: sit, sit down]
  8. be able to seat; "The theater seats 2,000"
  9. place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy" [syn: induct, invest]

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  • SEAT: SEAT, S.A (ˈseɪ. æt SAY | at, ˈse. at | lang is a Spanish automobile manufacturer founded on May 9, 1950 by the Instituto Nacional de ...
  • Seat: A seat is place to sit , often referring to the area one sits upon as opposed to other elements like armrest s. Types of seat: different kinds of seat: ...
  • County seat: A county seat is an administrative center , or seat of government , for a county or civil parish , primarily used in the United States. ...
  • SEAT León: The SEAT León (leˈon) is a small family car built by the Spanish car manufacturer, and Volkswagen Group subsidiary SEAT, S.A. since ...
  • Seat of local government: Category:Seats of local government Category:Local government. szl:Ratuż. url http://www. merriam-webster. ...

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* Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants. - Walter Winchell

* This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England. - William Shakespeare

* The most common of all antagonisms arises from a man's taking a seat beside you on the train, a seat to which he is completely entitled. - Robert Charles Benchley

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