seat

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsiːt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sit/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sēt)


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seat

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [car, baby, cinema. theater, train, bus] seat
  2. the [back, front, driver, passenger] seat
  3. [an aisle, a window] seat
  4. [front, back, middle] row seats
  5. a [large, small, high, low] seat
  6. [cheap, expensive, pricey, reasonable] seats
  7. [no, 50] seats in parliament
  8. are [no] seats [left, available]
  9. is this seat [taken, occupied]?
  10. save a (good) seat for me
  11. book seats for the [concert, play, show, match]
  12. your seat is [over there, behind me, in the next row]
  13. [allow, let] me show you to your seats
  14. [break, repair, upholster] a seat
  15. lean [back, forward] in your seat
  16. there was [wet paint, a stain] on the seat of his pants
  17. sitting in the [cheap, good, best] seats
  18. the best seats in the [house, arena, stadium, venue]
  19. a seat in [first class, coach]
  20. a seat on the [board, committee, stock exchange]
  21. a seat of [study, education, learning]
  22. the seat of the [church, government, principality]
n as adj
  1. a seat [cover, cushion, rest]
v
  1. seat yourself on the [bench, chair, stool]
  2. seat yourself in the [boss's, principal's, owner's] office
  3. seated herself at the [table, bar]
  4. seated himself by the [window, exit]
  5. seated himself [beside, next to] her
  6. seated [precariously, firmly] on
  7. the [theatre, arena] seats [1,000, 3,000]
  8. this [bus, van, car] seats [50] [passengers, people]
  9. please be seated
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