seated at the same table were several men who were executives of Chinese state-owned enterprises.
During gallery hours, he is seated at a desk, ready to “appraise” works of art as they come through the door.
The members of Pussy Riot, seated behind a Plexiglass partition lest they escape or attack someone, laughed.
seated between two fellow reporters I ordered a Reuben sandwich and sipped from a tall glass of ice water.
When the curtain went down and the lights came up, I turned around to see Tom Hanks seated behind me.
He seated me by his side at table, and asked me, “Why came you here, Trenck?”
As they talked Vavasor had seated himself on the fir-spoil beside her.
She was seated in a low hammock, swinging gently to and fro.
Mary rejoined, with a whimsical pout, as she seated herself.
But Feathers insisted, and as soon as Chris was seated he walked off to the hotel.
"thing to sit on; act of sitting," c.1200, from Old Norse sæti "seat, position," from Proto-Germanic *sæt- (cf. Old High German saze, Middle Dutch gesaete "seat," Old High German gisazi, German Gesäß "buttocks"), from PIE root *sed- "to sit" (see sit). Meaning "posterior of the body" (the sitting part) is from c.1600; sense of "part of a garment which covers the buttocks" is from 1835. Seat belt is from 1915, originally in airplanes.
"residence, abode, established place," late 13c., extended use of seat (n.1), influenced by Old French siege "seat, established place," and Latin sedes "seat." Meaning "city in which a government sits" is attested from c.1400. Sense of "right of taking a place in a parliament or other legislative body" is attested from 1774. Old English had sæt "place where one sits in ambush," which also meant "residents, inhabitants," and is the source of the -set in Dorset and Somerset.