What is seat?

  • (noun): A center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised).
    See also — Additional definitions below


A seat is place to sit, often referring to the area one sits upon as opposed to other elements like armrests.

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United States District Court For The Southern District Of New York - Succession of Seats
... Seat 1 Seat established on April 9, 1814 by 3 Stat ... Bondy 1923–1956 Bryan 1956–1972 Ward 1972–1991 Preska 1992–present Seat 2 Seat established on February 9, 1903 by 32 Stat ... Batts 1994–2012 vacant 2012–present Seat 3 Seat established on May 26, 1906 by 34 Stat ...
Kim Wilkie
0.19% towards the Liberal Party meant Wilkie became the only incumbent Labor member to lose his seat (in Cowan, the only other seat Labor lost in the 2007 election, incumbent Graham Edwards did not contest the seat as ...
Seat - In Literature
... Children's author Hugh Lofting referred to a seat in this passage from his novel The Story of Doctor Dolittle “He came strolling down the gravel-walk, humming a sad ... Frank Baum referred to a seat in this passage of his novel Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz “At once a little girl rose from her seat and walked to the door of the car, carrying a wicker suit-case in one hand and a round ...
... Together with Skillingaryd it is the seat of the municipality ... Vaggeryd is situated about 10 km north of its co-municipal seat Skillingaryd ... Vaggeryd was originally the seat for multiple furniture manufacturers, most of which have now shut down ...
Marion, Iowa - History
... was selected in 1839 to be the first county seat of the newly-organized Linn County, Iowa ... years of debate over moving the county seat to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, it was put to a vote in 1919 ... The vote was 9,960 in favor of moving the seat and 4,823 not in favor ...

More definitions of "seat":

  • (noun): Any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit).
    Example: "He dusted off the seat before sitting down"
  • (noun): The cloth covering for the buttocks.
    Example: "The seat of his pants was worn through"
  • (verb): Provide with seats.
    Example: "Seat a concert hall"
  • (verb): Place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position.
    Synonyms: induct, invest
  • (noun): Furniture that is designed for sitting on.
    Example: "There were not enough seats for all the guests"
  • (verb): Put a seat on a chair.
  • (noun): A space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane).
    Synonyms: place
  • (verb): Show to a seat; assign a seat for.
    Synonyms: sit, sit down
  • (verb): Be able to seat.
    Example: "The theater seats 2,000"

Famous quotes containing the word seat:

    In a Kelton church, when a heated argument once began at morning services, a devout old deacon arose from his seat in the ‘amen corner’ and announced he was going to do for the church what the devil had never done—leave it.
    —Administration in the State of Sout, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    I now leave Charleston, the seat of Satan, dissipation, and folly.
    —Administration in the State of Sout, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    My taking a seat on the Council of the Fathers caused a desperate fluttering among my ghosts.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)