verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for seat
Origin of seat
OTHER WORDS FROM seat
Words nearby seat
Example sentences from the Web for seat
If Biden wins the election, the Democratic Party will almost certainly gain seats in the US Senate.
Right now, people think like, “All right, I go past this place and all these seats are outside and people are hanging out.”Tom Colicchio Hopes (and Fears) COVID-19 Will Change the Restaurant Industry|Pallabi Munsi|September 16, 2020|Ozy
We use each seat’s predicted probabilities to run simulations of the 2018 congressional elections.The Forecast: The Methodology Behind Our 2020 Election Model|Daniel Malloy|September 10, 2020|Ozy
By that point, Perry had reclaimed his seat on the board of Energy Transfer and acquired its stock.
For the past three years, the share of new board seats filled by nonwhite candidates has remained stalled at 23%.Nearly half of open board seats went to women in 2019. Only 23% were filled by people of color|ehinchliffe|September 10, 2020|Fortune
They want to change bad behaviors—tobacco, alcohol, using a seat belt, anything.
On the Democratic side, many expect former Rep. Mike McMahon to make another run at the seat.
Interestingly, if Grimm is expelled, he is not legally prohibited from running in the special election for his seat.
This means every Senate seat will be Republican, and 80 percent of the House seats will be, too.
I had chosen a seat by the window, but Poitras vetoed the location.
They would even come out and seat themselves on the point of a steep rock by the wayside.The Chinese Fairy Book|Various
A piece of old carpet was my saddle, and served me likewise for a seat, a table, and various other purposes.Travels in Arabia|Bayard Taylor
In a flash Vidac was out of the seat and examining the vehicle.The Space Pioneers|Carey Rockwell
Dolores springs from her seat to the door and looks through the opening into the next room.Zoe; Or, Some Day|May Leonard
When the swing stopped, the girl slipped off the seat and ran away as if she were answering a call.Married|August Strindberg
British Dictionary definitions for seat
Derived forms of seatseatless, adjective
Word Origin for seat
Idioms and Phrases with seat
In addition to the idiom beginning with seat
- seat of the pants, by the
- backseat driver
- catbird seat
- hot seat
- in the driver's seat
- ringside seat
- take a back seat