Meaning of SEAT in English


■ noun

1》 a thing made or used for sitting on, such as a chair or stool.

↘the roughly horizontal part of a chair.

↘a sitting place for a passenger in a vehicle or for a member of an audience.

2》 a person's buttocks.

↘a manner of sitting on a horse.

3》 a place in an elected parliament or council.

↘ Brit. a parliamentary constituency.

4》 a site or location.

↘(also country ~ ) Brit. a large country house and estate belonging to an aristocratic family.

5》 a part of a machine that supports or guides another participle

■ verb

1》 arrange for (someone) to sit somewhere.

↘( ~ oneself or be ~ed ) sit down.

↘(of a building or vehicle) have sufficient ~s for.

2》 fit in position.


~ing noun

~less adjective


ME (asnoun): from ON sæti , from the Gmc base of sit .

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