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Noun: seating  see-ting
  1. An area that includes places where several people can sit
    "there is seating for 40 students in this classroom";
    - seats, seating room, seating area
  2. The service of ushering people to their seats
  3. A period of time in which a restaurant serves guests
    "there are two seatings every evening"
Verb: seat  seet
  1. Show to a seat; assign a seat for
    "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith";
    - sit, sit down
  2. Be able to seat
    "The theatre seats 2,000"
  3. Place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position
    "there was a ceremony to seat the president of the Academy";
    - induct, invest
  4. (cabinetwork) put a seat on a chair
  5. (architecture) provide with seats
    "seat a concert hall"
  6. Place or attach firmly in or on a base
    "seat the camera on the tripod"
  7. Place in or on a seat
    "the mother seated the toddler on the high chair"

Derived forms: seatings

Type of: accommodate, admit, elbow room, furnish, hold, instal, install, lay, offer, place, pose, position, provide, put, render, room, service, set, supply, way

Encyclopedia: Seating