el asiento
-the seat
See the entry for asiento.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (place to sit)
a. seat
Nuestros asientos están en el nivel superior del estadio.Our seats are in the upper level of the stadium.
El piloto pide que todos regresen a sus asientos.The pilot asks that everyone returns to their seats.
2. (position)
a. seat
Hay un asiento vacante en el Consejo de Administración.There is a vacant seat on the Board of Directors.
3. (submission)
a. entry
Los últimos asientos en el diario del criminal son preocupantes.The recent journal entries of the criminal are disturbing.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (silla, butaca)
a. seat
tomar asientoto sit down
asiento abatibleseat that tips forward or folds flat
asiento delanterofront seat
asiento de pasilloaisle seat
asiento reclinablereclining seat
asiento traseroback seat
asiento de ventanawindow seat
2. (base)
a. bottom
3. (commerce)
a. entry
asiento contablebook entry
1 (mueble) seat; chair; (lugar) place; [de bicicleta] saddle
no ha calentado el asiento he hasn't stayed long; tomar asiento to take a seat
asiento de atrás [de coche] rear seat; [de moto] pillion seat
asiento delantero front seat
asiento expulsor asiento lanzable asiento proyectable (Aeronáutica) ejector seat
asiento reservado reserved seat
asiento trasero
asiento de atrás See culture box in entry asiento.
2 (sitio) site; location
3 (fondo) [de jarrón, silla] bottom; (nalgas) bottom; seat
4 (Mecánica) seating
asiento de válvula valve seating
5 (poso) sediment
6 (Archit) settling
hacer asiento to settle; sink
7 (Náutica) trim
8 (arraigo) settling; establishment
estar de asiento to be settled; vivir de asiento con algn to live in sin with sb
9 (Latinoamérica)(also asiento minero) (población minera) mining town
10 (Com) (contrato) contract; (en libro) entry
asiento contable book-keeping entry
asiento de cierre closing entry
11 (Política) treaty; peace treaty
12 (estabilidad) stability; (juicio) good sense; judgment
hombre de asiento sensible man
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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