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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a chair, bench, or other object for sitting on.
We have six seats around our kitchen table.
definition 2: a space in which one may sit.
There were no seats left on the train.
definition 3: membership or position.
My mother has a seat on the library board of directors.
definition 4: the buttocks or the area of one's clothing that covers the buttocks.
The dog bit him in the seat of his pants.
similar words:
bottom, buttock
definition 5: a space for someone in a theater or elsewhere.
This hall has seats for 200 people.
part of speech: verb
inflections: seats, seating, seated
definition: to assist to sit; provide with a place to sit.
They seated the guests of honor first.
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  • seating:
    space were people can sit on chairs.
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