Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun seat

9 senses of seat

Sense 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")
       => space -- (an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space")

Sense 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?")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Sense 3
seat -- (furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests")
       => furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture -- (furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room")

Sense 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")
       => support -- (any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf")

Sense 5
seat -- (a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised))
       => center, centre, middle, heart, eye -- (an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm")

Sense 6
seat -- (the location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based; "the brain is said to be the seat of reason")
       => location -- (a point or extent in space)

Sense 7
seat -- (the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body; "he was elected to a seat in the Senate")
       => legal right -- (a right based in law)

Sense 8
seat -- (a part of a machine that supports or guides another part)
       => part, portion -- (something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together")

Sense 9
seat -- (the cloth covering for the buttocks; "the seat of his pants was worn through")
       => cloth covering -- (a covering made of cloth)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb seat

7 senses of seat

Sense 1
seat, sit, sit down -- (show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 2
seat -- (be able to seat; "The theater seats 2,000")
       => accommodate, hold, admit -- (have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people")

Sense 3
induct, invest, seat -- (place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy")
       => install, instal -- (put into an office or a position; "the new president was installed immediately after the election")

Sense 4
seat -- (put a seat on a chair)
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 5
seat -- (provide with seats; "seat a concert hall")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 6
seat -- (place or attach firmly in or on a base; "seat the camera on the tripod")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 7
seat -- (place in or on a seat; "the mother seated the toddler on the high chair")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

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