seat

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seat is part of the Basic English 850.
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seat is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
seat

Pronunciation[change]

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Noun[change]

Singular
seat

Plural
seats

  1. A seat is something to sit on.
    Pull up a seat and sit down.
  2. The seat is a part of the clothes covering the buttocks.
    The seat of your pants is muddy.
  3. Seat is where something is, at the centre of things.
    The town was the county seat, where the county council met.
    Canberra is the seat of the Australian Government.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
seat

Third-person singular
seats

Past tense
seated

Past participle
seated

Present participle
seating

  1. (transitive) To seat is to help someone sit down.
    Follow me. I will seat you near the stage.
    I will pull out your chair to seat you.

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