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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Seat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Seated; p. pr. & vb. n. Seating.]
 1. To place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self.
    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. Raleigh.
 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.]
 6. To put a seat or bottom in; as, to seat a chair.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the
            body supported on the buttocks; "the seated Madonna";
            "the audience remained seated" [syn: sitting] [ant: standing]