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English definition of “seat”

seat

verb     /siːt/
[T + adv/prep] to arrange for someone to have a particular seat: The waiter greeted me with a big smile and seated us by the window .Sitting and standing seat yourself [usually + adv/prep] to sit somewhere : "I'm so glad to see you!" she said, seating herself between Eleanor and Marianne.Sitting and standing C2 [T not continuous] (of a building , room , table , or vehicle ) to have enough seats for the stated number of people : The new concert hall seats 1,500 people .Accommodating people
(Definition of seat verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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