Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “seat” en inglés

seat

noun uk   /siːt/ us  

seat noun (FURNITURE)

A2 [C] a piece of furniture or part of a train, plane, etc. that has been designed for someone to sit on: Chairs, sofas and benches are different types of seat. Please have/take a seat (= sit down). A car usually has a driver's seat, a front/passenger seat and back/rear seats. My ticket says 22D but there's already someone in (= sitting on) that seat. Is this seat free/taken (= is anyone using it)? Would you keep (= stop anyone else from sitting in) my seat (for me) while I go to the buffet car?formal Please keep your seats (= stay sitting down) until asked to leave. Could I book/reserve two seats (= arrange for them to be officially kept for me) for tomorrow evening's performance?Chairs and seats

seat noun (BOTTOM PART)

[C usually singular] the part of a piece of furniture or clothing on which a person sits: I've spilled some coffee on the seat of the armchair. The seat of those trousers looks rather tight, Sir. Would you like to try a larger size?Furniture and fittings - general wordsParts of clothes

seat noun (POSITION)

C2 [C] an official position as a politician or member of a group of people who control something: She has a seat on the board of directors. He is expected to lose his seat on the council in next month's elections. She won her seat in Parliament in 1979. He has a very safe seat (= a position that is very unlikely to be lost in an election).Position and status in groups and organizations [C] Indian English the place in an office where a particular person sits: I'm sorry - he's not in his seat right now. [C] Indian English a place on a course to study something: On receipt of the tuition fees, the college will issue a letter confirming your seat on the course.

seat noun (BASE)

[C] a place that acts as a base or centre for an important activity: The seat of government in the US is in Washington, DC. St Petersburg was the seat of the Russian Revolution.Places and locationsUnpleasant places
seat-of-the-pants
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌsiːt.əv.ðəˈpænts/ us  
She has a seat-of-the-pants ability to find the best way out of a crisis.Experiencing and suffering

seat

verb uk   /siːt/ us  
[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 noun, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de seat
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “seat” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

stampede

When animals or people stampede, they all move quickly in the same direction, often because they are frightened.

Palabra del día

Blog

Lee nuestro blog sobre cómo funciona el inglés

Aprende más

Palabras nuevas

Encuentra palabras y significados que se emplean en inglés desde hace poco, y dinos qué piensas

Aprende más