seating - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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  1. 1
    the seats in a public place such as a cinema or on a bus, train etc
    seating for:

    The school hall has seating for over 200 people.

    seating capacity (=the number of people that can sit in a place):

    The scheme will nearly double the seating capacity of the stadium.

  2. 2
    the way in which seats are arranged or who will sit in them, especially at a formal occasion
    seating arrangements/plans:

    We need to work out seating arrangements.