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seat

 
Noun seat has 6 senses
  1. seat, place - 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"
    --1 is a kind of space
    --1 has particulars: perch
    Derived forms: verb seat5, verb seat4, verb seat2, verb seat1
  2. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass - 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?"
    --2 is a kind of body part
    --2 is a part of torso, trunk, body
  3. seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
    --3 is a kind of
    furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture
    --3 is a member of seating, seats, seating room, seating area
    --3 has part: seat; upholstery
    --3 has particulars:
     bench; banch; box, box seat; box seat; chair; ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff, hassock; Siege Perilous; sofa, couch, lounge; stool; toilet seat
    Derived forms: verb seat5, verb seat4, verb seat2, verb seat1
  4. seat - 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"
    --4 is a kind of
    support
    --4 is a part of seat
    --4 has particulars:
     backbench; backseat; bell seat, balloon seat; bicycle seat, saddle; boatswain's chair, bosun's chair; bucket seat; car seat; cockpit; crossbench; ejection seat, ejector seat, capsule; front bench; howdah, houdah; jump seat; pillion; plane seat; rumble; rumble seat; saddle; sliding seat
    Derived forms: verb seat5, verb seat1
  5. seat - a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
    --5 is a kind of
    center, centre, middle, heart, eye
    --5 has particulars:
     capital; county seat, county courthouse; county town, shire town; see; La Paz
    Derived form: verb seat3
  6. seat - the cloth covering for the buttocks; "the seat of his pants was worn through"
    --6 is a kind of
    cloth covering
    --6 is a part of trousers, pants; skirt
Verb seat has 5 senses
  1. seat, sit, sit down - show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"
    --1 is one way to put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Derived forms: noun seat4, noun seat3, noun seat1, noun seating2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  2. seat - be able to seat; "The theater seats 2,000"
    --2 is one way to
    accommodate, hold, admit
    Derived forms: noun seat3, noun seat1, noun seating1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. induct, invest, seat - place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"
    --3 is one way to install
    Derived form: noun seat5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  4. seat - put a seat on a chair
    --4 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived forms: noun seat1, noun seat3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. seat - provide with seats; "seat a concert hall"
    --5 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived forms: noun seat4, noun seat1, noun seat3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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