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Another word for seat

  1. The part of one's back on which one rests in sitting

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  2. The lowest or supporting part or structure

      1. Anything that serves as a support or basis
      2. Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
      3. A supporting structure or foundation, esp. one placed beneath a wall
      1. Any basis or foundation
      2. (Photog.) A thin layer of material on a photographic film or plate serving as a base for the sensitive emulsion
      3. (Zool.) The ground or other solid material on which an animal moves or is fastened
      1. Work done in preparation
      2. A foundation; a basis.
      1. Soil; earth:
      2. The connection of an electrical conductor with a ground
      3. An area or a position that is contested in or as if in battle:
      1. The act of founding, especially the establishment of an institution with provisions for future maintenance.
      2. The basis on which a thing stands, is founded, or is supported.
      3. The base on which something rests; specif., the supporting part of a wall, house, etc., usually of masonry, concrete, etc., and at least partially underground
      1. The act of moving on foot.
      2. (Architecture) The supporting base or groundwork of a structure, as for a monument or wall.
      3. (Architecture, engineering) The thickened or sloping portion of a wall, or of an embankment at its foot; foundation.
      1. The lower extremity of the vertebrate leg that is in direct contact with the ground in standing or walking.
      2. A unit of poetic meter consisting of stressed and unstressed syllables in any of various set combinations. For example, an iambic foot has an unstressed followed by a stressed syllable.
      3. The end opposite the head, top, or front:
      1. The deepest or lowest part:
      2. The bed or ground beneath a body of water
      3. The lowest or least favorable position:
      1. A foundation of crushed rock or a similar substance for a road or railroad; a roadbed.
      2. A small plot of cultivated or planted land:
      3. A heap of material:
      1. The base, foundation, or chief supporting factor of anything
      2. An underlying circumstance or condition:
      3. A pattern or schedule for proceeding:
      1. (Mathematics) The side or face of a geometric figure to which an altitude is or is thought to be drawn.
      2. (Geom.) The line or plane upon which a figure is thought of as resting
      3. (Baseball) Any of the four objects at the four corners of the infield that must be reached safely one after the other to score a run: three (first base, second base, and third base) are set above the ground while the fourth (home plate) is set flush with the ground
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  3. A place of concentrated activity, influence, or importance

      1. Boston, Massachusetts. Used with the .
      2. A center of interest, importance, or activity
      3. A center of activity or interest; a focal point:
      1. Love; affection:
      2. The human heart considered as the center or source of emotions, personality attributes, etc.
      3. The repository of one's deepest and sincerest feelings and beliefs:
      1. A center of operations or administration:
      2. The main office or center of control in any organization
      3. The center of an organization's operations or administration.
      1. The state of maximum distinctness or clarity of such an image:
      2. The point where rays of light, heat, etc. or waves of sound come together, or from which they spread or seem to spread; specif., the point where rays of light reflected by a mirror or refracted by a lens meet (called real focus) or the point where they would meet if prolonged backward through the lens or mirror (called virtual focus)
      3. A center of interest or activity:
      1. (Physiology) A group of neurons in the central nervous system that control a particular function:
      2. A point of origin, as of influence, ideas, or actions:
      3. (--- Baseball) Center field.
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  1. To cause to take a sitting position

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  2. To place securely in a position or condition

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    put in

Another word for seat

  1. A structure on which one may sit

      1. A seat across a boat on which a rower may sit.
      2. A rower's seat extending across a boat
      1. An often unroofed outdoor grandstand for seating spectators.
      2. One that bleaches or is used in bleaching.
      3. (US, usually in the plural) A stand of tiered planks used as seating for spectators.
      1. A piece of furniture for one person to sit on, typically having a round seat, three or four legs or a central post, and no back or arms
      2. A low bench or support for the feet or knees in sitting or kneeling, as a footrest.
      3. A backless and armless single seat supported on legs or a pedestal.
      1. Electric chair
      2. A seat carried about on poles; a sedan chair.
      3. Sedan chair
      1. Any of the boxlike enclosures with seats, in some churches, for the use as of a particular family
      2. One of the long, fixed, backed benches that are arranged in rows for the seating of a congregation in church.
      3. Any of the benches with a back that are fixed in rows in a church
      1. A long wooden bench with a back, armrests, and sometimes a chest beneath the seat
      1. An article of furniture on which one may sit or lie down; sofa; divan
      2. The frame or floor on which grain, usually barley, is spread in malting.
      3. A sofa.
      1. An upholstered couch, usually of spring construction, with fixed back and arms
      1. A small or medium-sized sofa
      2. A seat or bench with a back, usually for two or three people
      3. A long seat with a back, made to accommodate several persons at once; a sofa.
      1. A seat occupied by a person in an official capacity.
      2. A seat on which the players on a sports team sit when not participating in the action
      3. A long seat for several persons, with or without a back and often made of wood or stone
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  2. Space in which one may sit

      1. The act of making or endorsing an accommodation paper
      2. Something that meets a need; a convenience.
      3. Traveling space, as in a railroad train or airplane; seat, berth, etc.
      1. A piece of furniture designed to accommodate one sitting or reclining person, providing support for the back and often the arms and typically standing on four legs.
      2. A seat carried about on poles; a sedan chair.
      3. Sedan chair
      1. Manner in which a thing is situated in relation to its surroundings; location; position
      2. A position of employment; a post:
      3. Position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances:
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  3. *The buttocks

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  4. An official situation

      1. The part of space occupied by a person or thing
      2. An office; employment; position
      3. The proper or customary position or order:
      1. A person who holds an office or a position of authority, such as one who presides over a meeting or administers a department of instruction at a college; a chairperson.
      2. The position of a player in an orchestra.
      3. An office or position of authority, such as a professorship.
      1. A position of authority, duty, or trust given to a person, as in a government or corporation:
      2. The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
      3. A place in which business, clerical, or professional activities are conducted.
      1. A post of employment; office; job
      2. A place high in society, business, etc.
      3. An advantageous place or location:
      1. The slender barlike part of a stud earring that passes through the ear and is secured at the back with a small cap or clip.
      2. A position, job, or duty to which a person is assigned or appointed
      3. The place where a soldier, guard, etc. is stationed
  5. A place of support, usually a surface

      1. The deepest or lowest part:
      2. The underside:
      3. The lowest or least favorable position:
      1. The fixtures, furnishings, or decorations of a house, office, automobile, etc.
      2. A small part used to join, adjust, or adapt other parts, as in a system of pipes
      3. An adjustment or trying on of clothes, etc. for fit
      1. A pile or heap resembling a bed, esp. in softness or shape
      2. A small plot of cultivated or planted land:
      3. A heap of material: