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

First recorded in 1685–95; seat + -er1
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Examples from the Web for seater

Historical Examples of seater

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

    Feats on the Fiord

    Harriet Martineau

  • 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

  • Seater or Crodo, and the Roman Saturn, have been considered by many to be the same deity.