seat esat saet aset east aest seta esta stea tsea etsa tesa sate aste stae tsae atse tase eats aets etas teas ates taes
Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word seat. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in seat.
Definitions and meaning of seat
From Middle Englishsete, from Old Englishsǣte and Old Norsesæti(“seat”), both from Proto-Germanic*sētiją(“seat”); compare Old Englishset(“seat”). Compare also Old High Germangisazi (German Gesäß), Middle Dutch gesaete. Sense of "residence, abode, established place" likely derived from cognate Old Englishsǣte(“house”), related to Old High Germansāza(“sedan, seat, domicile”).
Something to be sat upon.
A place in which to sit.
The horizontal portion of a chair or other furniture designed for sitting.
A piece of furniture made for sitting; e.g. a chair, stool or bench; any improvised place for sitting.
The part of an object or individual (usually the buttocks) directly involved in sitting.
The part of a piece of clothing (usually pants or trousers) covering the buttocks.
(engineering) A part or surface on which another part or surface rests.
A location or site.
(figuratively) A membership in an organization, particularly a representative body.
The location of a governing body.
(certain Commonwealth countries) An electoral district, especially for a national legislature.
A temporary residence, such as a country home or a hunting lodge.
1806, William Cobbett, The Parliamentary History of England
A man of fortune, who lives in London, may, in plays, operas, routs, assemblies, French cookery, French sauces, and French wines, spend as much yearly, as he could do, were he to live in the most hospitable manner at his seat in the country.
The place occupied by anything, or where any person, thing or quality is situated or resides; a site.
(Can we date this quote?) Bible, Revelation ii. 13
Where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is.
(Can we date this quote by Francis Bacon and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat committeth himself to prison.
(Can we date this quote by Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
a seat of plenty, content, and tranquillity
1927-29, M.K. Gandhi, The Story of My Experiments with Truth, translated 1940 by Mahadev Desai, Part I, Chapter xvii:
I stopped taking the sweets and condiments I had got from home. The mind having taken a different turn, the fondness for condiments wore away, and I now relished the boiled spinach which in Richmond tasted insipid, cooked without condiments. Many such experiments taught me that the real seat of taste was not the tongue but the mind.
The starting point of a fire.
Posture, or way of sitting, on horseback.
(Can we date this quote by George Eliot and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
She had so good a seat and hand she might be trusted with any mount.
seat (third-person singular simple presentseats, present participleseating, simple past and past participleseated)
(transitive) To put an object into a place where it will rest; to fix; to set firm.
(Can we date this quote by John Milton and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
From their foundations, loosening to and fro, / They plucked the seated hills.
(transitive) To provide with places to sit.
(Can we date this quote by Arbuthnot and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
The guests were no sooner seated but they entered into a warm debate.
(Can we date this quote by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
He used to seat you on the piano and then, with vehement gestures and pirouettings, would argue the case. Not one word of the speech did you understand.
(transitive) To request or direct one or more persons to sit.
Please seat the audience after the anthem and then introduce the first speaker.
(transitive, legislature) To recognize the standing of a person or persons by providing them with one or more seats which would allow them to participate fully in a meeting or session.
Only half the delegates from the state were seated at the convention because the state held its primary too early.
You have to be a member to be seated at the meeting. Guests are welcome to sit in the visitors section.
(transitive) To assign the seats of.
to seat a church
(transitive) To cause to occupy a post, site, or situation; to station; to establish; to fix; to settle.
(Can we date this quote by Sir Walter Raleigh and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
They had seated themselves in New Guiana.
(obsolete, intransitive) To rest; to lie down.
(Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)
To settle; to plant with inhabitants.
to seat a country
(Can we find and add a quotation of W. Stith to this entry?)