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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Seat \Seat\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Seated; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat
The guests were no sooner seated but they entered
into a warm debate. --Arbuthnot.
2. To cause to occupy a post, site, situation, or the like;
to station; to establish; to fix; to settle.
Thus high . . . is King Richard seated. --Shak.
They had seated themselves in New Guiana. --Sir W.
3. To assign a seat to, or the seats of; to give a sitting
to; as, to seat a church, or persons in a church.
4. To fix; to set firm.
From their foundations, loosening to and fro,
They plucked the seated hills. --Milton.
5. To settle; to plant with inhabitants; as to seat a
country. [Obs.] --W. Stith.
6. To put a seat or bottom in; as, to seat a chair.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: (of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with
the body supported on the buttocks; "the seated Madonna";
"the audience remained seated" [syn: seated, sitting]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
19 Moby Thesaurus words for "seated":
assigned, deployed, embosomed, emplaced, ensconced, established,
fixed, installed, located, placed, planted, positioned, posted,
set, settled, situate, situated, spotted, stationed
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