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seat

 (sēt)
n.
1.
a. Something, such as a chair or bench, that may be sat on: There are comfortable seats in the waiting room.
b. The part on which one rests in sitting: the seat of a chair; a bicycle seat.
2.
a. A place in which one may sit: found a seat on the floor.
b. The right to occupy such a place or a ticket indicating this right: got seats for the concert.
3.
a. The buttocks.
b. The part of a garment that covers the buttocks.
4.
a. A part serving as the base of something else.
b. The surface or part on which another part sits or rests.
5.
a. The place where something is located or based: The heart is the seat of the emotions.
b. A center of authority; a capital: the county seat.
6. A place of abode or residence, especially a large house that is part of an estate: the squire's country seat.
7. Membership in an organization, such as a legislative body or stock exchange, that is obtained by appointment, election, or purchase.
8. The manner of sitting on a horse: a rider with a good seat.
v. seat·ed, seat·ing, seats
v.tr.
1.
a. To place in or on a seat.
b. To cause or assist to sit down: The ushers will seat the members of the bride's family.
2. To provide with a particular seat: The usher seated me in the back row.
3. To have or provide seats for: We can seat 300 in the auditorium.
4. To install in a position of authority or eminence.
5. To fix firmly in place: seat an ammunition clip in an automatic rifle.
v.intr.
To rest on or fit into another part: The O-rings had not seated correctly in their grooves.
Idiom:
by the seat of (one's) pants Informal
1. In a manner based on intuition and experience rather than method: He ran the business by the seat of his pants.
2. Without the use of instruments: an inexperienced pilot who had to fly the aircraft by the seat of her pants.

[Middle English sete, probably from Old Norse sæti; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

seat

(siːt)
n
1. (Furniture) a piece of furniture designed for sitting on, such as a chair or sofa
2. the part of a chair, bench, etc, on which one sits
3. a place to sit, esp one that requires a ticket: I have two seats for the film tonight.
4. the buttocks
5. the part of a garment covering the buttocks
6. the part or area serving as the base of an object
7. the part or surface on which the base of an object rests
8. the place or centre in which something is located: a seat of government.
9. a place of abode, esp a country mansion that is or was originally the chief residence of a family
10. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a membership or the right to membership in a legislative or similar body
11. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly Brit a parliamentary constituency
12. (Stock Exchange) membership in a stock exchange
13. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) the manner in which a rider sits on a horse
14. by the seat of one's pants by instinct rather than knowledge or experience
15. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) on seat informal W African (of officials) in the office rather than on tour or on leave: the agricultural advisor will be on seat tomorrow.
vb
16. (tr) to bring to or place on a seat; cause to sit down
17. (tr) to provide with seats
18. (tr; often passive) to place or centre: the ministry is seated in the capital.
19. (tr) to set firmly in place
20. (tr) to fix or install in a position of power
21. (tr) to put a seat on or in (an item of furniture, garment, etc)
22. (Clothing & Fashion) (intr) (of garments) to sag in the area covering the buttocks: your thin skirt has seated badly.
[Old English gesete; related to Old Norse sæti, Old High German gasāzi, Middle Dutch gesaete]
ˈseatless adj

seat

(sit)

n.
1. something designed to support a person in a sitting position, as a chair or bench.
2. the part of something on which one sits: a chair seat.
3. the buttocks.
4. the part of the garment covering the buttocks.
5. a manner of or posture used in sitting on a horse.
6. something on which the base of an object rests.
7. the base itself.
8. a place in which something occurs or is established: a college as a seat of learning.
9. a place in which administrative power is centered: Washington is the seat of the U.S. government.
10. accommodation for sitting, as in a theater.
11. a right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body: She was elected to a seat in the Senate.
12. a right to the privileges of membership in a stock exchange or the like.
v.t.
13. to place on a seat; cause to sit down.
14. to guide to a seat.
15. to accommodate with seats: a theater that seats 1200 people.
16. to put a seat on or into.
17. to install in a position or office of authority.
18. to fit (a valve) with a seat.
19. to attach to or place firmly in or on something as a base: Seat the telescope on the tripod.
v.i.
20. to fit properly in a seat.
Idioms:
by the seat of one's pants, using experience, instinct, or guesswork.
[1150–1200; Middle English sete (n.) < Old Norse sæti, c. Old English gesete, Old High German gasāzi; akin to sit]
seat′er, n.
seat′less, adj.

Seat

 a setting or clutch of eggs, 1892; a sitting of a court; a collection of guests at a banquet or wedding reception.
Examples: seat at bride’s reception, c. 1200; of ducks’ eggs, 1892; of justices; the Forest seat at Chelmsford 1635 (court of justices); Lords of the Seat (Supreme Court of Scotland), 1532.

bank

benchseat
1. 'bank'

The bank of a river or lake is the ground at its edge.

There are new developments along both banks of the Thames.
She left her shoes on the bank and dived into the lake.

A bank is also a place where you can keep your money in an account.

You should ask your bank for a loan.
2. 'bench' and 'seat'

Don't call a long, narrow seat in a park or garden a 'bank'. You call it a bench or a seat.

Greg sat on the bench and waited.
She sat on a seat in the park and read her magazine.

seat


Past participle: seated
Gerund: seating

Imperative
seat
seat
Present
I seat
you seat
he/she/it seats
we seat
you seat
they seat
Preterite
I seated
you seated
he/she/it seated
we seated
you seated
they seated
Present Continuous
I am seating
you are seating
he/she/it is seating
we are seating
you are seating
they are seating
Present Perfect
I have seated
you have seated
he/she/it has seated
we have seated
you have seated
they have seated
Past Continuous
I was seating
you were seating
he/she/it was seating
we were seating
you were seating
they were seating
Past Perfect
I had seated
you had seated
he/she/it had seated
we had seated
you had seated
they had seated
Future
I will seat
you will seat
he/she/it will seat
we will seat
you will seat
they will seat
Future Perfect
I will have seated
you will have seated
he/she/it will have seated
we will have seated
you will have seated
they will have seated
Future Continuous
I will be seating
you will be seating
he/she/it will be seating
we will be seating
you will be seating
they will be seating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been seating
you have been seating
he/she/it has been seating
we have been seating
you have been seating
they have been seating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been seating
you will have been seating
he/she/it will have been seating
we will have been seating
you will have been seating
they will have been seating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been seating
you had been seating
he/she/it had been seating
we had been seating
you had been seating
they had been seating
Conditional
I would seat
you would seat
he/she/it would seat
we would seat
you would seat
they would seat
Past Conditional
I would have seated
you would have seated
he/she/it would have seated
we would have seated
you would have seated
they would have seated

seat

Membership of a legislative body, or, in Britain, a Parliamentary constituency.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seat - a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)seat - a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane); "he booked their seats in advance"; "he sat in someone else's place"
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
dramatic art, dramaturgy, theater, theatre, dramatics - the art of writing and producing plays
perch - an elevated place serving as a seat
space - an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space"
2.seat - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit onseat - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
3.seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
bench - a long seat for more than one person
bench - (law) the seat for judges in a courtroom
box seat, box - the driver's seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
box seat - a special seat in a theater or grandstand box
chair - a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
hassock, pouffe, pouf, ottoman, puff - thick cushion used as a seat
seat - any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit); "he dusted off the seat before sitting down"
seating, seating area, seating room, seats - an area that includes places where several people can sit; "there is seating for 40 students in this classroom"
couch, lounge, sofa - an upholstered seat for more than one person
stool - a simple seat without a back or arms
toilet seat - the hinged seat on a toilet
upholstery - covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
4.seat - any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit); "he dusted off the seat before sitting down"
backbench - any of the seats occupied by backbenchers in the House of Commons
backseat - a seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)
balloon seat, bell seat - a seat that has a bell shape (on some 18th century chairs)
bicycle seat, saddle - a seat for the rider of a bicycle
boatswain's chair, bosun's chair - a seat consisting of a board and a rope; used while working aloft or over the side of a ship
bucket seat - a low single seat as in cars or planes
car seat - a seat in a car
chair - a particular seat in an orchestra; "he is second chair violin"
cockpit - seat where the driver sits while driving a racing car
crossbench - any of the seats in the House of Commons used by members who do not vote regularly with either the government or the Opposition
ejection seat, ejector seat, capsule - a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute
front bench - any of the front seats in the House of Commons that are reserved for ministers or former ministers
houdah, howdah - a (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant
jump seat - a folding seat in an automobile
pillion - a seat behind the rider of a horse or motorbike etc.
plane seat - a seat on a commercial airliner
rumble - a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage
rumble seat - a folding outside seat in the back of some early cars
saddle - a seat for the rider of a horse or camel
saddle seat - a chair seat that is slightly concave and sometimes has a thickened ridge in the center; "the saddle seat fitted his buttocks nicely"
seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
sliding seat - rower's seat that slides fore and aft
support - any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
5.seat - a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
capital - a seat of government
center, middle, centre, eye, heart - an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
county courthouse, county seat - the town or city that is the seat of government for a county
county town, shire town - the town or city that is the seat of government for a shire
see - the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
6.seat - the location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based; "the brain is said to be the seat of reason"
location - a point or extent in space
7.seat - the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body; "he was elected to a seat in the Senate"
legal right - a right based in law
8.seat - a part of a machine that supports or guides another part
part, portion - something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"
9.seat - the cloth covering for the buttocks; "the seat of his pants was worn through"
cloth covering - a covering made of cloth
skirt - cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
Verb1.seat - show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
sit, sit down - be seated
reseat - show to a different seat; "The usher insisted on reseating us"
2.seat - be able to seat; "The theater seats 2,000"
accommodate, admit, hold - have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"
3.seat - place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"
instal, install - put into an office or a position; "the new president was installed immediately after the election"
4.seat - put a seat on a chair
cabinetry, cabinetwork - the craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality)
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
reseat - provide with a new seat; "reseat the old broken chair"
5.seat - provide with seats; "seat a concert hall"
architecture - the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
reseat - provide with new seats; "reseat Carnegie Hall"
6.seat - place or attach firmly in or on a base; "seat the camera on the tripod"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
7.seat - place in or on a seat; "the mother seated the toddler on the high chair"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"

seat

noun
1. chair, place, bench, stall, throne, stool, pew, settle Stephen returned to his seat.
2. bottom, behind (informal), rear, bum (Brit. slang), ass (U.S. & Canad. taboo slang), tail (informal), butt (U.S. & Canad. informal), buns (U.S. slang), arse (taboo slang), buttocks, backside, rump, rear end, posterior, derrière (euphemistic), tush (U.S. slang), fundament, jacksy (Brit. slang) a kick in the seat of the pants
3. membership, place, constituency, chair, incumbency He lost his seat to the Tories.
4. centre, place, site, heart, capital, situation, source, station, location, headquarters, axis, cradle, hub Gunfire broke out around the seat of government.
5. mansion, house, residence, abode, ancestral hall her family's ancestral seat in Scotland
verb
1. sit, place, settle, set, park, station, fix, deposit, locate, install He waved towards a chair, and seated himself at the desk.
2. hold, take, accommodate, sit, contain, cater for, have room or capacity for The theatre seats 570.

seat

noun
1. The part of one's back on which one rests in sitting:
buttock (used in plural), derrière, posterior, rump.
Informal: backside, behind, bottom, rear.
Slang: bun (used in plural), fanny, tush.
Chiefly British: bum.
2. The lowest or supporting part or structure:
3. A place of concentrated activity, influence, or importance:
verb
1. To cause to take a sitting position:
sit (down).
2. To place securely in a position or condition:
Translations
مَقْعَدمَقْعَد للجُلوسيُجْلِسيُجْلِس، يَتَّسِع لِعُضْوِيَّةٌ في مَجْلِسٍ تَشْرِيعيّ
křesloposaditsedadlosedátkosídlo
sædesættesiddepladsbagbuksebag
seĝo
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istuinistuinosaistumapaikkaistuntopaikkamahtua
mandatsjedalo
ülésmandátumszékhelyszoknya fenekeülőhely
buxnasetaláta setjastsætiseta, sessasetur
中枢在籍座る座席
의석의자
galėti susodintisaugos diržassėdimos vietossėstisėstis
apsēdinātcentrsdibensietilpinātsasēdināt
byť pre... osôb
posaditisedežsesti
säte
เก้าอี้นั่งที่นั่งในรัฐสภา
almakbeşikkıç yeri/tarafıkoltukoturacak yer
ghếghế bầu cử

seat

[siːt]
A. N
1. (= place to sit) → asiento m; (in cinema, theatre) → butaca f, asiento m; (in car, plane, train, bus) → asiento m; (on cycle) → sillín m, asiento m
is this seat free?¿está libre este asiento?
the back seat of the carel asiento trasero del coche
save me a seatguárdame un sitio or asiento
he used the log as a seatusaba el tronco de silla
do have or take a seatsiéntese por favor, tome asiento por favor (frm)
to take one's seatsentarse, tomar asiento
please take your seats for supperla cena está servida
to take a back seatmantenerse al margen
his private life takes a back seat to the problems of the companysu vida privada ocupa un segundo lugar después de los problemas de la compañía
see also driving C
see also hot D
2. [of chair, toilet] → asiento m
3. (= ticket) (Theat, Cine, Sport) → localidad f, entrada f; (for plane, train, bus) → plaza f
we need two seats on the first available flightnecesitamos dos plazas en el primer vuelo disponible
are there any seats left? (Theat, Cine, Sport) → ¿quedan localidades or entradas?; (on plane) → ¿quedan plazas?
4. (Pol) (in parliament) → escaño m, curul f (Col); (= constituency) → circunscripción f electoral
she kept/lost her seat in the electionretuvo/perdió su escaño en las elecciones
see also safe D
5. (on board, committee) → puesto m
to have a seat on the boardser miembro de la junta directiva
6. [of trousers] → fondillos mpl
to do sth by the seat of one's pantshacer algo guiado por el instinto
7. (= centre) [of government] → sede f; [of family] → residencia f, casa f solariega
family seatcasa f solariega
seat of learning (liter) → centro m de estudios, templo m del saber (liter)
8. (= source) [of infection, problem] → foco m
9. (= buttocks) (euph) → trasero m, posaderas fpl
10. [of rider] to have a good seatmontar bien
to keep one's seatmantenerse sobre el caballo
to lose one's seatcaer del caballo
B. VT
1. [+ person, child, invalid] → sentar
they seat guests at a different table every daytodos los días ponen a los invitados en mesas diferentes
please remain seatedpor favor permanezcan sentados (frm)
please be seatedtome asiento por favor (frm)
to seat o.s.sentarse, tomar asiento (frm)
2. (= hold) [hall, vehicle] → tener cabida para
the bus seats 53 peopleel autobús tiene cabida para 53 personas (sentadas), el autobús tiene 53 plazas or asientos
the car seats fivecaben cinco personas en el coche, el coche tiene cabida para cinco personas
the theatre seats 900el teatro tiene un aforo de 900 localidades, el teatro tiene cabida para 900 personas
the table can seat 20 comfortablyen la mesa caben 20 personas cómodamente
3. (Mech) [+ valve, bearing] → asentar, ajustar
4. (fig) deeply seated attitudesactitudes fpl muy arraigadas
C. CPD seat back Nrespaldo m del asiento
seat belt Ncinturón m de seguridad
he wasn't wearing a seat beltno llevaba puesto el cinturón de seguridad
fasten your seat belts (Aer) → abróchense el cinturón de seguridad
put your seat belt on (Aut) → póngase el cinturón de seguridad

seat

[ˈsiːt]
n
(= chair, stool) → siège m; (on bus, train)place f; (on bicycle)selle f; (on toilet)siège m
to take a seat → s'asseoir back seat
(= place to sit) (in theatre, cinema, bus, train, plane)place f
Are there any seats left? → Est-ce qu'il reste des places?
I reserved a seat on the train → J'ai réservé une place dans le train.
to get seats for sth [+ show, concert] → prendre des places pour qch
to get seats on a flight → prendre des places sur un vol
please take your seats (announcement at theatre)veuillez regagner vos places, s'il vous plaît
[political party] → siège m
His party failed to win a single seat → Son parti n'a pas remporté le moindre siège.
(on committee, company board)siège m
He has a seat on the board → Il a un siège au conseil.
(= part of chair) → assise f
The stool had a red plastic seat → L'assise du tabouret était en plastique rouge.
(= buttocks) → postérieur m
[trousers] → fond m
(= base) → siège m
the seat of government → le siège du gouvernement
vt
(= give seat to) → faire asseoir, placer
to be seated → être assis(e)
please be seated → veuillez vous asseoir
(= have room for) → pouvoir accueillir
The hall seats four hundred → Le hall peut accueillir quatre cents personnes assises.seat belt nceinture f de sécuritéseat cover nhousse f de siège

seat

n
(= place to sit)(Sitz)platz m; (= actual piece of furniture)Sitz m; (usu pl: = seating) → Sitzgelegenheit f; to have a front seat at the operain der Oper in den vorderen Reihen sitzen; an aircraft with 250 seatsein Flugzeug mit 250 Plätzen or Sitzen; we’ll have to borrow some seatswir werden uns wohl ein paar Stühle borgen müssen; we haven’t enough seatswir haben nicht genügend Sitzgelegenheiten; to lose one’s seatseinen Platz verlieren or loswerden (inf); will you keep my seat for me?würden Sie mir meinen Platz frei halten?; I’ve booked two seatsich habe zwei Plätze reservieren lassen ? take
(of chair etc)Sitz m, → Sitzfläche f; (of trousers)Hosenboden m; (= buttocks)Hinterteil nt; he picked him up by the seat of his pantser packte ihn beim Hosenboden; to fly by the seat of one’s pants (Aviat sl) → mit dem Hintern fliegen (inf); (fig)immer seinem Riecher folgen; it’s a seat-of-the-pants operation (inf)es kommt dabei auf den richtigen Riecher an (inf)
(on committee, board of company) → Sitz m; a seat in Parliamentein Sitz mim Parlament, ein Mandat nt; to win a seatein Mandat gewinnen; his seat is in Devonsein Wahlkreis mist in Devon
(= centre, of government, commerce etc) → Sitz m; (of fire, trouble)Herd m; seat of emotionsSitz der Gefühle; seat of learningLehrstätte f
(= country seat, bishop’s seat etc)Sitz m
(of rider)Sitz m; to keep one’s seatim Sattel bleiben; to lose one’s seataus dem Sattel fallen
vt
person etcsetzen; to seat oneselfsich setzen; to be seatedsitzen; please be seatedbitte, setzen Sie sich; to remain seatedsitzen bleiben
(= have sitting room for) the car/table/sofa seats 4im Auto/am Tisch/auf dem Sofa ist Platz für 4 Personen; the hall seats 900die Halle hat 900 Sitzplätze
(Tech, = fix in place) → einpassen
vi (skirt etc: = go baggy) → ausbeulen, sich durchsitzen

seat

:
seat belt
nSicherheits- or Sitzgurt m; to fasten one’s seat, to put one’s seat onsich anschnallen, seinen Sicherheitsgurt anlegen; “fasten seats”„bitte anschnallen
seat belt tensioner
nGurtstraffer m
seat cover
n (Aut) → Sitzbezug m

seat

[siːt]
1. n
a. (chair) → sedia; (in theatre) → posto; (in bus, train, car) → posto, sedile m; (on cycle) → sella, sellino
are there any seats left? → ci sono posti?
to take one's seat → prendere posto
do take a seat → prego, si accomodi
to take a back seat (fig) → restare in secondo piano
b. (Pol) → seggio
to keep/lose one's seat → essere/non essere rieletto/a
to win four seats from the nationalists → strappare quattro seggi ai nazionalisti
to take one's seat in the (House of) Commons → iniziare la propria carriera di parlamentare
c. (of chair) → sedile m; (buttocks) → didietro; (of trousers) → fondo
d. (centre, of government , of infection) → sede f; (of learning) → centro
e. (Horse-riding) → assetto
2. vt
a. (person) → far sedere
to be seated → essere seduto/a
please be seated → accomodatevi per favore
please remain seated → rimanete ai vostri posti per cortesia
b. (subj, hall, cinema) → essere fornito/a di posti a sedere per

seat

(siːt) noun
1. something for sitting on. Are there enough seats for everyone?
2. the part of a chair etc on which the body sits. This chair-seat is broken.
3. (the part of a garment covering) the buttocks. I've got a sore seat after all that horse riding; a hole in the seat of his trousers.
4. a place in which a person has a right to sit. two seats for the play; a seat in Parliament; a seat on the board of the company.
5. a place that is the centre of some activity etc. Universities are seats of learning.
verb
1. to cause to sit down. I seated him in the armchair.
2. to have seats for. Our table seats eight.
-seater
having seats for. The bus is a thirty-seater.
ˈseating noun
the supply or arrangement of seats. She arranged the seating for the lecture.
seat belt
in a car, aeroplane etc, a safety-belt which will hold a person in his seat in an accident etc.
take a seat
to sit down. Please take a seat!

seat

عُضْوِيَّةٌ في مَجْلِسٍ تَشْرِيعيّ, مَقْعَد křeslo, židle sæde Sitz, Sitzgelegenheit εκλογική έδρα, κάθισμα asiento, distrito electoral edustajan paikka vaalipiirissä, istuin siège mandat, sjedalo sedia, seggio 座席, 議席 의석, 의자 stoel, zetel sete, stol krzesło, siedziba assento, círculo eleitoral, eleitorado избирательный округ, сиденье säte เก้าอี้นั่ง, ที่นั่งในรัฐสภา koltuk, sandalye ghế, ghế bầu cử 席位, 座位

seat

n. asiento; localidad.

seat

n asiento, silla; Have a seat..Siéntese.. Tome asiento; child car — asiento de seguridad infantil (para vehículo), silla de coche para niño (Esp); — belt cinturón m de seguridad, cinturón (fam); shower — silla or asiento de ducha
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cried Jo, prancing about while Meg went to conduct Mother to the seat of honor.
It sat on the back of an express wagon and they were on the seat as unconcerned as anything.
I had been sleeping, curled up in a red plush seat, for a long while when we reached Black Hawk.
returned the other, raising himself with dignity, and resuming his seat on the log with his former composure.
Nor can any son of mortal woman, for the first time, seat himself amid those hempen intricacies, and while straining his utmost at the oar, bethink him that at any unknown instant the harpoon may be darted, and all these horrible contortions be put in play like ringed lightnings; he cannot be thus circumstanced without a shudder that makes the very marrow in his bones to quiver in him like a shaken jelly.
Brother, bring a seat, and thereto what cheer ye have, withal.
When, having obtained permission, she walked to the water pail in the corner and drank from the dipper, unseen forces dragged Seesaw from his seat to go and drink after her.
He came strolling down the gravel-walk, humming a sad song, till he reached a stone seat right under the tree where the parrot and the monkey were hiding.
Of Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal tast Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of EDEN, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat, Sing Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of OREB, or of SINAI, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, In the Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of CHAOS: Or if SION Hill Delight thee more, and SILOA'S Brook that flow'd Fast by the Oracle of God; I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventrous Song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above th' AONIAN Mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhime.
Round the skins six of the men belonging to the fold seated themselves, having first with rough politeness pressed Don Quixote to take a seat upon a trough which they placed for him upside down.
At the edge of the West Cliff above the pier I looked across the harbour to the East Cliff, in the hope or fear, I don't know which, of seeing Lucy in our favorite seat.
The one hundred and twenty miles between these cities were accomplished in six hours, and towards midnight, while fast asleep, the travellers passed through Sacramento; so that they saw nothing of that important place, the seat of the State government, with its fine quays, its broad streets, its noble hotels, squares, and churches.