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KK Pronunciation

〔 sit 〕


〔 siːt 〕

Overview of noun seat

The noun seat has 9 senses

  • 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")

  • 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?")

  • seat -- (furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests")

  • 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")

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

  • seat -- (the location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based; "the brain is said to be the seat of reason")

  • seat -- (the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body; "he was elected to a seat in the Senate")

  • seat -- (a part of a machine that supports or guides another part)

  • seat -- (the cloth covering for the buttocks; "the seat of his pants was worn through")

Overview of verb seat

The verb seat has 7 senses

  • seat, sit, sit down -- (show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith")

  • seat -- (be able to seat; "The theater seats 2,000")

  • induct, invest, seat -- (place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy")

  • seat -- (put a seat on a chair)

  • seat -- (provide with seats; "seat a concert hall")

  • seat -- (place or attach firmly in or on a base; "seat the camera on the tripod")

  • seat -- (place in or on a seat; "the mother seated the toddler on the high chair")