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I have a really difficult time watching myself on film. I literally cower in my seat and cover my face.
Brooklyn Decker

Meaning of "seat" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SEAT

Old English gesete; related to Old Norse sæti, Old High German gasāzi, Middle Dutch gesaete.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SEAT

seat  [siːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEAT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Seat is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb seat in English.

WHAT DOES SEAT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

seat

Seat

A seat is a place to sit, often referring to the area one sits upon as opposed to other elements like armrests. A seat is also known as a bench, a chair, a chaise longue, chesterfield, a couch, a davenport or a settee.

Definition of seat in the English dictionary

The first definition of seat in the dictionary is a piece of furniture designed for sitting on, such as a chair or sofa. Other definition of seat is the part of a chair, bench, etc, on which one sits. Seat is also a place to sit, esp one that requires a ticket.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SEAT

PRESENT

Present
I seat
you seat
he/she/it seats
we seat
you seat
they seat
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
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
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I seated
you seated
he/she/it seated
we seated
you seated
they 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
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
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will seat
you will seat
he/she/it will seat
we will seat
you will seat
they will seat
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
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 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
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would seat
you would seat
he/she/it would seat
we would seat
you would seat
they would seat
Conditional continuous
I would be seating
you would be seating
he/she/it would be seating
we would be seating
you would be seating
they would be seating
Conditional perfect
I would have seat
you would have seat
he/she/it would have seat
we would have seat
you would have seat
they would have seat
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been seating
you would have been seating
he/she/it would have been seating
we would have been seating
you would have been seating
they would have been seating
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you seat
we let´s seat
you seat
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to seat
Past participle
seated
Present Participle
seating
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SEAT


beat
biːt
complete
kəmˈpliːt
concrete
ˈkɒnkriːt
delete
dɪˈliːt
eat
iːt
elite
ɪˈliːt
feat
fiːt
feet
fiːt
heat
hiːt
meat
miːt
meet
miːt
petite
pəˈtiːt
repeat
rɪˈpiːt
sheet
ʃiːt
street
striːt
suite
swiːt
sweet
swiːt
treat
triːt
tweet
twiːt
visite
vɪˈziːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SEAT

seaspeak
seastrand
seasure
seat back
seat belt
seat cover
seat of learning
seatback
seating
seating accommodation
seating arrangements
seating capacity
seating plan
seatless
seatmate
SEATO
Seaton Valley
seatrain
Seattle
seatwork

WORDS THAT END LIKE SEAT

back seat
backseat
cheat
child seat
defeat
great
heartbeat
hot seat
in the driver´s seat
neat
offbeat
peat
preheat
retreat
sweat
the heat
threat
to be in the driver´s seat
upbeat
wheat

Synonyms and antonyms of seat in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SEAT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «seat» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of seat

Translation of «seat» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SEAT

Find out the translation of seat to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of seat from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «seat» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

座位
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

asiento
570 millions of speakers

English

seat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सीट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَقْعَد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сиденье
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

assento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আসন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

siège
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tempat duduk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sitzgelegenheit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

座席
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kursi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ghế
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இருக்கை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आसन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

koltuk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sedia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

krzesło
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сидіння
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

scaun
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάθισμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stoel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

säte
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stol
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of seat

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEAT»

The term «seat» is very widely used and occupies the 2.910 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SEAT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «seat» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «seat» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about seat

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «SEAT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word seat.
1
Ray Stannard Baker
The very first time I was on a car in Atlanta, I saw the conductor - all conductors are white - ask a Negro woman to get up and take a seat farther back in order to make a place for a white man. I have also seen white men requested to leave the Negro section of the car.
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Michael Ian Black
Let me tell you, the life of a C list celebrity is pretty sweet. If I want to go to an Applebee's, all I have to do is, literally, walk in the door. They seat me as soon as the other people ahead of me are seated.
3
Julia Cameron
I have learned, as a rule of thumb, never to ask whether you can do something. Say, instead, that you are doing it. Then fasten your seat belt. The most remarkable things follow.
4
Vanessa Carlton
Well, I would say that music just happens with me, I'm not in the driver's seat when I am at the piano, the piano is.
5
Brian Celio
Just because you're upfront with someone doesn't mean you're an honest person; you might just be someone in the passenger seat.
6
Valorie Curry
Being on 'The Following' is constantly flying by the seat of my pants. The story can change and the character can change at a moment's notice.
7
Brooklyn Decker
I have a really difficult time watching myself on film. I literally cower in my seat and cover my face.
8
Alfred Doblin
The cities are the principal home and seat of the human group. They are the coral colony for Man, the collective being.
9
Helen Dunmore
I can remember being in my pram: children stayed in their prams much longer then than they do now. A big bouncy pram with black covers and a hood with metal clips that could trap your fingers. I was looking up at my sister who was sitting on the pram seat, with her back to me.
10
Dominick Dunne
You write about what you have access to, and I have been fortunate enough to have a front-row seat on the rich and powerful my entire life.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEAT»

Discover the use of seat in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to seat and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Driver's Seat
The Driver’s Seat, Spark’s own favorite among her many novels, was hailed by the New Yorker as “her spiny and treacherous masterpiece.” Driven mad by an office job, Lise flies south on holiday — in search of passionate adventure ...
Muriel Spark, 2014
2
Acting Class: Take a Seat
Now for the first time, this all-encompassing book is available to the general public, taking readers and sitting them in the legendary acting class of Milton Katselas, where he not only covers techniques and methods, but also includes ...
Milton Katselas, 2008
3
Back Seat
Within the genre of financial selfhelp, 'Trusts A Practical Guide' is an invaluable and rare resource for financial experts and members of the public alike who need a reference work on a subject that is, on the face of it, complex but which ...
Aditya Kripalani, 2010
4
Best Seat in the House: A Father, a Daughter, a Journey ...
An award-winning sports journalist traces the origins of her love of sports in her relationship with her supportive father while describing her efforts to break barriers and stereotypes in a male-dominated industry and her reportage of such ...
Christine Brennan, 2006
5
The Seat Of The Soul: An Inspiring Vision of Humanity's ...
The author argues that our souls evolve as we develop our own latent powers. This book examines cases of multi-sensory individuals, looks at conventional marriages and spiritual partnerships and at traditional and spiritual psychology.
Gary Zukav, 2012
6
Hunter Seat Equitation
A classic by a world-renowned teacher and master equestrian--the definitive work on the art of teaching and riding the hunter seat, now updated to include refinements in Morris's insightful program of riding instruction.
George H. Morris, 1990
7
A Kick in the Seat of the Pants: Using Your Explorer, ...
Last year? Sometimes you need a kick in the seat of the pants to get your thinking going. This book does just that by taking you on a guided tour through the four roles of the creative process: explorer, artist, judge, and warrior.
Roger Von Oech, 1986
8
Window Seat: The Art of Digital Photography and Creative ...
This book is essential reading for photographers and artists looking for ways to stay creatively awake, aware, and alive.
Julieanne Kost, 2006
9
A Seat in the Crowd
Apart from family, none of us mentioned in this book knew each other four years ago, but we are now a group of friends who have become an extended family.
Paul Windridge, Linda Harvey, 2000
10
Dames in the Driver's Seat: Rereading Film Noir
Dames in the Driver's Seat offers new views of both classical-era and contemporary noirs through the lenses of gender, class, and race.
Jans B. Wager, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEAT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term seat is used in the context of the following news items.
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Court overturns some Blagojevich Senate-seat convictions
The panel's answer: When it came to Blagojevich's attempt to land a Cabinet seat, he did not cross the line. His attempts to trade the Senate seat for campaign ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
2
'Breaking Bad' Actor Runs for Albuquerque Seat
Citing the growth of urban sprawl and a need for more Mexican-American elected officials, "Breaking Bad" actor Steven Michael Quezada said he is jumping in a ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
3
US investigating major airlines for collusion on seat availability
Washington — The US government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a ... «Christian Science Monitor, Jul 15»
4
General Election giant killing: 16 heavyweights who lost their seats
But the Conservative party was not immune either, with employment minister Esther McVey losing out to Labour in her Wirral West seat. Here are the biggest ... «mirror.co.uk, May 15»
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Election 2015: SNP wins 56 of 59 seats in Scots landslide
The SNP has recorded a historic landslide general election victory in Scotland, winning 56 out of 59 seats. Labour has been left with just one MP north of the ... «BBC News, May 15»
6
Nigel Farage resigns as Ukip leader after failure to win Westminster …
Farage finished in second place behind Tory candidate Craig MacKinlay in what had been Ukip's key target seat. Telling activists “I'm a man of my word”, he said ... «The Guardian, May 15»
7
Donovan, Staten Island Prosecutor, Wins Congressional Seat
The seat has been vacant since January, when the previous representative, Michael G. Grimm, a Republican, resigned after pleading guilty to tax fraud. «New York Times, May 15»
8
Safety risk of shrinking airline seats questioned
Flight attendants warn about an increase in air rage, and experts question if having rows of seats packed closer together might make it harder for passengers to ... «Los Angeles Times, Apr 15»
9
Queensland election: Labor hopeful it will form government as …
The result is unknown but Labor are “hopeful” of forming government. 70.6% of the vote is counted and Labor has a swing of 11.4% to it. Currently 43 seats have ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
10
Barbara Boxer's California Senate Seat Quickly Enticing Potential …
SAN FRANCISCO—The race for Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat is shaping up quickly in California, with Kamala D. Harris, the state's attorney general, officially ... «Wall Street Journal, Jan 15»
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