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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

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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 ?
When he had thus spoken, he went back to the house and took the seat that he had left.
There was a ship's cable of byblus fibre lying in the gatehouse, so he made the gates fast with it and then came in again, resuming the seat that he had left, and keeping an eye on Ulysses, who had now got the bow in his hands, and was turning it every way about, and proving it all over to see whether the worms had been eating into its two horns during his absence.
Not BABILON, Nor great ALCAIRO such magnificence Equal'd in all thir glories, to inshrine BELUS or SERAPIS thir Gods, or seat Thir Kings, when AEGYPT with ASSYRIA strove In wealth and luxurie.
A few rapid strides, and a little active clambering, soon brought me to the place where she was seated - a narrow ledge of rock at the very verge of the cliff, which descended with a steep, precipitous slant, quite down to the rocky shore.
They found all the rest of the party already in their seats and the curtain about to go up.
Like a sailor shinning up the ratlins during a squall Jerry mounted to his professional seat. Once he was there McGary's liquids were baffled.
And he sat down on the seat again with a smile upon his face, waiting for the sun to set.
When I got almost to the top I could see the seat and the white figure, for I was now close enough to distinguish it even through the spells of shadow.
"You may go to your seat, Rebecca," said Miss Dearborn at the end of the first song.
On this he laid the two lambs on his chariot and took his seat. He gathered the reins in his hand, and Antenor sat beside him; the two then went back to Ilius.
There, upon huge pedestals of dark rock, sculptured with rude emblems of the Phallic worship, separated from each other by a distance of forty paces, and looking down the road which crossed some sixty miles of plain to Loo, were three colossal seated forms--two male and one female--each measuring about thirty feet from the crown of its head to the pedestal.
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.
Not less than mine became her desire that I should have my way - but, ah, the iron seats in that park of horrible repute, and that bare room at the top of many flights of stairs!
"Well," she reiterated, and stood up, stretching her arms, and feeling the need to relax her muscles after having been so long seated.
It was hard upon high noon; and Ahab, seated in the bows of his high-hoisted boat, was about taking his wonted daily obervation of the sun to determine his latitude.