be seated - definition and synonyms

phrase
  1. 1
    to be sitting down

    When she entered the room they were already seated.

    be seated at:

    Mrs Summer was seated at the table directly opposite her husband.

    be seated on:

    The emperor is shown seated on a chair.

  2. 2
    spoken formal used for politely asking someone to sit down

    Please be seated.

See also main entry: seat