Via Middle English from Old Norse sÃ¦ti, compare Old English set
- A place in which to sit.
#: There are two hundred seats in this classroom.
- The part of an object or individual (notably the buttocks) directly involved in sitting.
#: Place the seat of your pants on the seat of this chair.
- A membership in an organization, particularly a representative body.
#: Our neighbor has a seat at the stock exchange and in congress.
- The location of a governing body.
#: Washington D.C. is the seat of the U.S. government.
- (certain Commonwealth countries) an electoral district, especially for a national legislature.
ÙØ¹Ø¯ IPAchar|(mÃ¡qÊad) m
Chinese: ä½å (wÃ¨izi) (1), åº§ä½ (zuÃ²wÃ¨i)
Dutch: zitplaats f (1), zitting f (2), zetel m (3,4)
Estonian: iste, istekoht (1)
Finnish: istuin (1) istuinosa (2)
French: siÃ¨ge m (1,3,4)
German: Sitzplatz m
Greek: t|el|ÎºÎ¬Î¸Î¹ÏÎ¼Î±|n|scGrek (kÃ¡thisma) (place to sit), t|el|Î¸ÎÏÎ·|f|scGrek (thÃ©si) (place to sit), t|el|ÎÎ´ÏÎ±|f|sc=Grek (Ã©dra) (membership)
Hungarian: Ã¼lÃ©s, Ã¼lÅhely, hely
Italian: sedile m
Japanese: å¸ (ãã, seki)
Korean: ì¢ì (jwaseok)
Portuguese: assento m
Slovene: sedeÅ¾ m (1,2,4)
Swedish: sittplats c
- transitive: To put an object into a place where it will rest.
#: Be sure to seat the gasket properly before attaching the cover.
- transitive: To provide places to sit.
#: This classroom seats two hundred students.
w:Chiricahua language|Chiricahua: binshdaah (I seat him)
seat of learning
seat of wisdom
Category:1000 English basic words