Synonyms of seat


1. seat, place, space

usage: a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane); "he booked their seats in advance"; "he sat in someone else's place"

2. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass, body part

usage: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"

3. seat, furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture

usage: furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"

4. seat, support

usage: any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit); "he dusted off the seat before sitting down"

5. seat, center, centre, middle, heart, eye

usage: a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)

6. seat, location

usage: the location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based; "the brain is said to be the seat of reason"

7. seat, legal right

usage: the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body; "he was elected to a seat in the Senate"

8. seat, part, portion

usage: a part of a machine that supports or guides another part

9. seat, cloth covering

usage: the cloth covering for the buttocks; "the seat of his pants was worn through"


1. seat, sit, sit down, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"

2. seat, accommodate, hold, admit

usage: be able to seat; "The theater seats 2,000"

3. induct, invest, seat, install, instal

usage: place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"

4. seat, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: put a seat on a chair

5. seat, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: provide with seats; "seat a concert hall"

6. seat, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: place or attach firmly in or on a base; "seat the camera on the tripod"

7. seat, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: place in or on a seat; "the mother seated the toddler on the high chair"

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Definition and meaning of seat (Dictionary)