verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of seat
Examples from the Web for seat
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 Formsseatless, 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