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seated


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Seat  \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.]  --W.  Stith. 
 
  6.  To  put  a  seat  or  bottom  in  as  to  seat  a  chair. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  seated 
  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}] 




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