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noun as in furniture for sitting, reclining

noun as in central location of organization

noun as in base, foundation

noun as in rear end of animate being

verb as in place in furniture, position

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Example Sentences

If Biden wins the election, the Democratic Party will almost certainly gain seats in the US Senate.

From Vox

Right now, people think like, “All right, I go past this place and all these seats are outside and people are hanging out.”

From Ozy

We use each seat’s predicted probabilities to run simulations of the 2018 congressional elections.

From Ozy

By that point, Perry had reclaimed his seat on the board of Energy Transfer and acquired its stock.

For the past three years, the share of new board seats filled by nonwhite candidates has remained stalled at 23%.

From Fortune

They want to change bad behaviors—tobacco, alcohol, using a seat belt, anything.

On the Democratic side, many expect former Rep. Mike McMahon to make another run at the seat.

Interestingly, if Grimm is expelled, he is not legally prohibited from running in the special election for his seat.

This means every Senate seat will be Republican, and 80 percent of the House seats will be, too.

There, he allegedly pulled her into the back seat of his black Pontiac.

Aristide replaced the baby, and with a complicated arrangement of string fastened it securely to the seat.

Pierre Van Cortlandt, a distinguished revolutionary patriot, died at his seat at Croton river, aged 94.

Aristide clambered back to his seat, took the child on his knees, and commiserated it profoundly.

He deposited it on the vacant seat, clambered up behind the wheel, and started.

De Castellor was now in his seat; and when Castanos came off; the Duke was stunned into stupor, overcome by the illimitable ruin.


On this page you'll find 179 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to seat, such as: bench, chair, couch, chesterfield, davenport, and lounge.

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