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seat

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of seat

  1. 1 a place from which authority is exercised <all applications had to be submitted at the county seat for proper processing> Synonyms command, headquarters Related Words high command; center, home; capital

  2. 2 the part of the body upon which someone sits <fell down on his well-padded seat> Synonyms backside, behind, booty (also bootie) [slang], bottom, breech, bum, buns, butt, caboose, can, cheeks, derriere (or derrière), duff, fanny, fundament, hams, haunches, heinie [slang], hunkers, keister (also keester) [slang], nates, posterior, rear, rear end, rump, buttocks, tail, tail end, tush [slang]Related Words beam, stern; moon [slang]

  3. 3 a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest <a capital that is the seat of culture for the whole nation> Synonyms axis, base, capital, central, core, cynosure, epicenter, eye, focus, ground zero, heart, hub, locus, mecca, navel, nerve center, nexus, nucleus, omphalos, centerRelated Words headquarters; happy hunting ground, hive, hotbed, hot spot, playground, playland; kernel, nub, pith; deep, thick; essence, quintessence, soul; attraction, lodestone (also loadstone), magnet, polestar




seat

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of seat

  1. 1 to cause to sit down <the usher seated them in the third row> Synonyms set down, sit Related Words ensconce, settle; lay, lie, rest; place, put; recline, repose

  2. 2 to put into an office or welcome into an organization with special ceremonies <one of the first appointments that he made after being seated as president of the state senate> Synonyms baptize, inaugurate, induct, initiate, instate, invest, installRelated Words swear in; consecrate, enshrine; accept, admit, receive, take in; enlist, enroll (also enrol)Near Antonyms can, discharge, fire, terminate; muster out




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