plural of seat

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a place from which authority is exercised
  • all applications had to be submitted at the county seat for proper processing

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2 the part of the body upon which someone sits
  • fell down on his well-padded seat

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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

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present tense third-person singular of seat

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1 to cause to sit down
  • the usher seated them in the third row

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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

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“Seats.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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