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Seat vs. Sheat

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Seatnoun

Something to be sat upon.

Sheatnoun

A sheatfish

Seatnoun

A place in which to sit.

‘There are two hundred seats in this classroom.’;

Seatnoun

The horizontal portion of a chair or other furniture designed for sitting.

‘He sat on the arm of the chair rather than the seat, which always annoyed his mother.’; ‘the seat of a saddle’;

Seatnoun

A piece of furniture made for sitting; e.g. a chair, stool or bench; any improvised place for sitting.

‘She pulled the seat from under the table to allow him to sit down.’;

Seatnoun

The part of an object or individual (usually the buttocks) directly involved in sitting.

‘Instead of saying "sit down", she said "place your seat on this chair".’;

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Seatnoun

The part of a piece of clothing (usually pants or trousers) covering the buttocks.

‘The seat of these trousers is almost worn through.’;

Seatnoun

(engineering) A part or surface on which another part or surface rests.

‘The seat of the valve had become corroded.’;

Seatnoun

A location or site.

Seatnoun

(figurative) A membership in an organization, particularly a representative body.

‘Our neighbor has a seat at the stock exchange and in congress.’;

Seatnoun

The location of a governing body.

‘Washington D.C. is the seat of the U.S. government.’;

Seatnoun

(certain Commonwealth countries) An electoral district, especially for a national legislature.

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Seatnoun

The place occupied by anything, or where any person or thing is situated or resides; a site.

Seatnoun

The starting point of a fire.

Seatnoun

Posture, or way of sitting, on horseback.

Seatverb

(transitive) To put an object into a place where it will rest; to fix; to set firm.

‘Be sure to seat the gasket properly before attaching the cover.’;

Seatverb

(transitive) To provide with places to sit.

‘This classroom seats two hundred students.’; ‘The waiter seated us and asked what we would like to drink.’;

Seatverb

(transitive) To request or direct one or more persons to sit.

‘Please seat the audience after the anthem and then introduce the first speaker.’;

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Seatverb

To recognize the standing of a person or persons by providing them with one or more seats which would allow them to participate fully in a meeting or session.

‘Only half the delegates from the state were seated at the convention because the state held its primary too early.’; ‘You have to be a member to be seated at the meeting. Guests are welcome to sit in the visitors section.’;

Seatverb

(transitive) To assign the seats of.

‘to seat a church’;

Seatverb

(transitive) To cause to occupy a post, site, or situation; to station; to establish; to fix; to settle.

Seatverb

To rest; to lie down.

Seatverb

To settle; to plant with inhabitants.

‘to seat a country’;

Seatverb

To put a seat or bottom in.

‘to seat a chair’;

Seatnoun

The place or thing upon which one sits; hence; anything made to be sat in or upon, as a chair, bench, stool, saddle, or the like.

‘And Jesus . . . overthrew the tables of the money changers, and the seats of them that sold doves.’;

Seatnoun

The place occupied by anything, or where any person or thing is situated, resides, or abides; a site; an abode, a station; a post; a situation.

‘Where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is.’; ‘He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat committeth himself to prison.’; ‘A seat of plenty, content, and tranquillity.’;

Seatnoun

That part of a thing on which a person sits; as, the seat of a chair or saddle; the seat of a pair of pantaloons.

Seatnoun

A sitting; a right to sit; regular or appropriate place of sitting; as, a seat in a church; a seat for the season in the opera house.

Seatnoun

Posture, or way of sitting, on horseback.

‘She had so good a seat and hand she might be trusted with any mount.’;

Seatnoun

A part or surface on which another part or surface rests; as, a valve seat.

Seatverb

To place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self.

‘The guests were no sooner seated but they entered into a warm debate.’;

Seatverb

To cause to occupy a post, site, situation, or the like; to station; to establish; to fix; to settle.

‘Thus high . . . is King Richard seated.’; ‘They had seated themselves in New Guiana.’;

Seatverb

To assign a seat to, or the seats of; to give a sitting to; as, to seat a church, or persons in a church.

Seatverb

To fix; to set firm.

‘From their foundations, loosening to and fro,They plucked the seated hills.’;

Seatverb

To settle; to plant with inhabitants; as to seat a country.

Seatverb

To put a seat or bottom in; as, to seat a chair.

Seatverb

To rest; to lie down.

Seatnoun

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’;

Seatnoun

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?’;

Seatnoun

furniture that is designed for sitting on;

‘there were not enough seats for all the guests’;

Seatnoun

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’;

Seatnoun

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

Seatnoun

the cloth covering for the buttocks;

‘the seat of his pants was worn through’;

Seatverb

show to a seat; assign a seat for;

‘The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith’;

Seatverb

be able to seat;

‘The theater seats 2,000’;

Seatverb

place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position;

‘there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy’;

Seatverb

put a seat on a chair

Seatverb

provide with seats;

‘seat a concert hall’;

Seatnoun

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

Seatnoun

the roughly horizontal part of a chair, on which one's weight rests directly.

Seatnoun

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

‘a fairly small theatre with 1,300 seats’;

Seatnoun

a person's buttocks.

Seatnoun

the part of a garment that covers the buttocks.

Seatnoun

a manner of sitting on a horse

‘he's got the worst seat on a horse of anyone I've ever seen’;

Seatnoun

a place in an elected legislative or other body

‘he lost his seat in the 1997 election’;

Seatnoun

a parliamentary constituency

‘a safe Labour seat in the North-East’;

Seatnoun

a principal site or location

‘Parliament House was the seat of the Scots Parliament until the Union with England’;

Seatnoun

short for country seat

‘Lamport Hall was the seat of the Isham family for over 400 years’;

Seatnoun

a part of a machine that supports or guides another part

‘if the valve seat is damaged, it can be recut using a special tool’;

Seatverb

arrange for (someone) to sit somewhere

‘Owen seated his guests in the draughty baronial hall’;

Seatverb

sit down

‘she invited them to be seated’;

Seatverb

(of a vehicle or building) have seats for (a specified number of people)

‘the jet seats up to 175 passengers’;

Seatverb

fit in position

‘upper boulders were simply seated in the interstices below’;

Seat

A seat is a place to sit. The term may encompass additional features, such as back, armrest, head restraint but also headquarters in a wider sense.

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