[ see-ter ]
/ ˈsi tər /


a person or thing that seats.
a vehicle that seats a specified number of persons (usually used in combination): The car is a four-seater.

Nearby words

  1. seat,
  2. seat belt,
  3. seat of the pants, by the,
  4. seat-of-the-pants,
  5. seatback,
  6. seating,
  7. seatmate,
  8. seato,
  9. seaton valley,
  10. seatrain

Origin of seater

First recorded in 1685–95; seat + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for seater

  • The mountain pasture belonging to a farm is called the Seater.

    Feats on the Fiord|Harriet Martineau
  • Seater or Crodo, and the Roman Saturn, have been considered by many to be the same deity.

  • Erica hastened to the seater, to discover whether Erlingsen had left his axe behind, and whether Jan had one with him.

    Feats on the Fiord|Harriet Martineau