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  1. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: place

  2. [noun] 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?"
    Synonyms: 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. [noun] furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"

  4. [noun] 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. [noun] a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)

  6. [noun] the cloth covering for the buttocks; "the seat of his pants was worn through"

  7. [verb] show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"
    Synonyms: sit, sit down

  8. [verb] be able to seat; "The theater seats 2,000"

  9. [verb] place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"
    Synonyms: induct, invest

  10. [verb] put a seat on a chair

  11. [verb] provide with seats; "seat a concert hall"


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