To put an object into a place where it will rest. (verb)
Examples of word Seat
Things looked very tempting, and he had half a mind to petition for a seat at the table; but he began to think that, even should he succeed in his request, a _seat_ would be all he could gain; for the old lady attacked the eatables very much in the style of a school-boy just come home for the holidays.
Then came the seat of war in Afghanistan, which covered all that remained of the wall, and the other day, when the clerks of the Intelligence Department came to fix up our newest seat of war, it was discovered that we had on hand so many seats of war that there was no room on the wall for more.
A garden-seat, with a canopy of vines to shade it, may not be any more comfortable, _as a seat_, than any wooden bench, but the touch of beauty and grace imparted by the vine that roofs it makes it far more enjoyable than an expensive seat without the vine would be to the person who has a taste for pleasing and attractive things, simply because it pleases the eye by its outlines, thus appealing to the sense of the beautiful.
We're sending a message to legislators that until they come around on this issue -- their seat is at risk.
This seat is a decent pick-up opportunity for Democrats in 2010 but it will not be a priority for the state party.
(Soundbite of laughter) MARTIN: Can I ask you, what do you think it says that the race for your seat is as tight as it now is?
If Alexi Giannoulias, the Democrat running for Illinois's Senate seat, can turn out Democratic votes in the city and run strongly in the surrounding counties, the seat is his.