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  1. A place in which to sit.
There are two hundred seats in this classroom.
  1. The part of an object or individual (notably the buttocks) directly involved in sitting.
Place the of your pants on the of this chair.
  1. A membership in an organization, particularly a representative body.
Our neighbor has a at the stock exchange and in congress.
  1. The location of a governing body.
Washington D.C. is the of the U.S. government.
  1. (certain Commonwealth countries) an electoral district, especially for a national legislature.
  • Dutch: zitplaats (1), zitting (2), zetel (3,4)
  • French: siège (1,3,4)
  • German: Sitzplatz
  • Spanish: asiento(es)m
  1. (transitive): To put an object into a place where it will rest.
Be sure to the gasket properly before attaching the cover.
  1. (transitive): To provide places to sit.
This classroom seats two hundred students.
    Etymology: Via Middle English from Old Norse síti, compare Old English set

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