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seat

seat

 
 
pronunciation:
sit
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
by the seat of one's pants
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an object for sitting on, such as a chair or bench.
 
definition 2: a space in which one may sit.
similar words:
accommodation, space
definition 3: an administrative center.
This town is the county seat.
definition 4: membership in an institution such as a legislature or stock exchange.
definition 5: the rump or buttocks, or the part of one's pants that covers the buttocks.
similar words:
bottom, buttock, posterior
definition 6: an available space for a spectator, as in a theater.
definition 7: something upon which or in which another thing rests; support.
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phrase: by the seat of one's pants
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: seated, seating, seats
definition 1: to assist to sit; provide with a place to sit.
definition 2: to fix solidly in place.
Seat the screw in the hole.
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  • seating:
    space were people can sit on chairs.
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