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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 ?
He took an arrow that was lying upon the table {165}--for those which the Achaeans were so shortly about to taste were all inside the quiver--he laid it on the centre-piece of the bow, and drew the notch of the arrow and the string toward him, still seated on his seat.
As he spoke he made a sign with his eyebrows, and Telemachus girded on his sword, grasped his spear, and stood armed beside his father's seat.
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.
She appeared to be looking over at our own seat, whereon was a dark figure seated alone.
I am happy today, and write sitting on the seat in the churchyard.
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.
Rebecca sank into her seat and pulled the singing book from her desk.
I saw that you couldn't, and that's the reason I told you to take your seat, and left him in the corner.
The seats were higher in the back of the room, and the more advanced and longer-legged pupils sat there, the position being greatly to be envied, as they were at once nearer to the windows and farther from the teacher.
When they came to the house of Alexandrus the maid-servants set about their work, but Helen went into her own room, and the laughter-loving goddess took a seat and set it for her facing Alexandrus.
If you would have me do battle with Menelaus, bid the Trojans and Achaeans take their seats, while he and I fight in their midst for Helen and all her wealth.
I merely wanted to observe, my Lord,' said the chemist, taking his seat with great deliberation, 'that I've left nobody but an errand-boy in my shop.
Cluppins, was led in, and placed, in a drooping state, at the other end of the seat on which Mr.
Pickwick, pointing to a couple of enclosed seats on his right, 'that's where the jurymen sit, is it not?
There were already a pretty large sprinkling of spectators in the gallery, and a numerous muster of gentlemen in wigs, in the barristers' seats, who presented, as a body, all that pleasing and extensive variety of nose and whisker for which the Bar of England is so justly celebrated.