seat englannista suomeksi
mahtua, olla istumapaikkoja, olla tilaa
Something to be sat upon.
A place in which to sit.
(RQ:Churchill Celebrity). Our table in the dining-room became again the abode of scintillating wit and caustic repartee, Farrar bracing up to his old standard, and the demand for seats in the vicinity rose to an animated competition.
A part or surface on which another part or surface rests.
A location or site.
A membership in an organization, particularly a representative body.
The location of a governing body.
An district, especially for a national legislature.
A temporary residence, such as a country home or a hunting lodge.
1806, William Cobbett, ''The Parliamentary History of England''
- A man of fortune, who lives in London, may, in plays, operas, routs, assemblies, French cookery, French sauces, and French wines, spend as much yearly, as he could do, were he to live in the most hospitable manner at his seat in the country.
The place occupied by anything, or where any person, thing or quality is situated or resides; a site.
- Where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is.
1927-29, (w), ''(w)'', translated 1940 by (w), Part I, Chapter xvii:
- I stopped taking the sweets and condiments I had got from home. The mind having taken a different turn, the fondness for condiments wore away, and I now relished the boiled spinach which in Richmond tasted insipid, cooked without condiments. Many such experiments taught me that the real seat of taste was not the tongue but the mind.
The starting point of a fire.
- She had so good a seat and hand she might be trusted with any mount.
To put an object into a place where it will rest; to fix; to set firm.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
To provide with places to sit.
- The guests were no sooner seated but they entered into a warm debate.
1887, (w), ''History of Woman Suffrage''
- He used to seat you on the piano and then, with vehement gestures and pirouettings, would argue the case. Not one word of the speech did you understand.
To request or direct one or more persons to sit.
To recognize the standing of a person or persons by providing them with one or more seats which would allow them to participate fully in a meeting or session.
To assign the seats of.
To cause to occupy a post, site, or situation; to station; to establish; to fix; to settle.
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3) is King Richard seated.
- They had seated themselves in Nova Guiana.
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
To settle; to plant with inhabitants.
1747, (w), ''The History of the First Discovery and Settlement of Virginia''
- The Plantations, for the most Part, are high and pleasantly seated
To put a seat or bottom in.