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Synonyms for seat

Synonyms for seat

the part of one's back on which one rests in sitting

a place of concentrated activity, influence, or importance

to cause to take a sitting position

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to place securely in a position or condition

Synonyms for seat

a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)

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

the location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based

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the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body

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a part of a machine that supports or guides another part

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the cloth covering for the buttocks

be able to seat

place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position

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provide with seats

place or attach firmly in or on a base

place in or on a seat

References in classic literature ?
All the morbid reticence seems to have passed from her, and she has just reminded me, as if I needed any reminding, of that night, and that it was here, on this very seat, I found her asleep.
When he had thus spoken, he went back to the house and took the seat that he had left.
Flambeau had no weapon, but his large brown hands were resting on the end of the long iron seat.
On the hither side of the white ribbon dividing off the seats reserved for the families he saw Beaufort, tall and redfaced, scrutinising the women with his arrogant stare.
Scarcely had Vas Kor taken his seat when the flier went quickly into the fast-moving procession, turning presently from the broad and crowded avenue into a less congested street.
Getting around in front, so that she could look inside, the girl saw a boy curled up on the seat, fast asleep.
Indeed, he went so fast that Aunt Em had hard work to catch her breath, and Uncle Henry held fast to the seat of the red wagon.
Surely it was an evil omen, this man's coming; for it was Captain Francis who had taken the vacant seat and who was watching his astonishment with a somewhat saturnine smile.
With a hope that he should not encounter Dede Mason at that moment, Daylight regained his seat and checked in the horse.
She approached the casket and after leaning her face against the cold glass for a moment was gently led to a seat near her daughter.
laughed she, and, instantly quitting her seat, she sought refuge at the window by which I was seated, and, in very desperation, to escape my brother's persecutions, endeavoured to draw me into conversation.
From the high, swaying seat of his hansom he looks upon his fellow-men as nomadic particles, of no account except when possessed of migratory desires.
She stepped up on the high step, and sat down in a carriage by herself on a dirty seat that had been white.
With Possum on the seat beside her, Saxon drove into the town of Roseburg.
Pickwick by the coat sleeve, the little man led him to the low seat just beneath the desks of the King's Counsel, which is constructed for the convenience of attorneys, who from that spot can whisper into the ear of the leading counsel in the case, any instructions that may be necessary during the progress of the trial.