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Definitions of see

  1. To have the power of sight or of perceiving; to discern; to examine; to be attentive; to have full understanding. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To perceive by the eye; observe; understand; ascertain. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To call on or visit; meet; receive; escort. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. In poker and similar games at cards, to meet (a bet), or to equal the bet of (a player), by staking the same sum. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To perceive by the eye; to have knowledge of the existence and apparent qualities of by the organs of sight; to behold; to descry; to view. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To perceive by mental vision; to form an idea or conception of; to note with the mind; to observe; to discern; to distinguish; to understand; to comprehend; to ascertain. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To follow with the eyes, or as with the eyes; to watch; to regard attentivelly; to look after. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit; as, to go to see a friend. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To fall in with; to have intercourse or communication with; hence, to have knowledge or experience of; as, to see military service. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To accompany in person; to escort; to wait upon; as, to see one home; to see one aboard the cars. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To perceive by the eye; to behold; to view; to perceive mentally; comprehend; as, I see what you mean; to escort or accompany; as, he saw Nelly home; to find out by experience; as, he wished to see what the result would be; to take care or make sure: with that; as, see that you address him properly; to visit or have a conference with; to admit to one's presence; receive; as, she refused to see us. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. To perceive by the eye: to observe: to discover: to remark: to experience: to visit. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. To perceive by the eye; perceive. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. To have the power of sight, or of perceiving by the proper organs; to possess or employ the sense of vision; as, he sees distinctly. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Figuratively: To have intellectual apprehension; to perceive; to know; to understand; to discern; - often followed by a preposition, as through, or into. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To be attentive; to take care; to give heed; - generally with to; as, to see to the house. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To possess or use the power of sight; to comprehend or have mental perception; to take care; as, see to the dinner. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. To look or inquire: to discern: to understand: to be attentive:-pa.t. saw: pa.p. seen. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. To have the power of sight; look; understand. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. accompany or escort; "I'll see you to the door" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  29. deliberate or decide; "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  30. receive as a specified guest; "the doctor will see you now"; "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  31. visit a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  32. perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  33. deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  34. match or meet; "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  35. perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight; "You have to be a good observer to see all the details"; "Can you see the bird in that tree?"; "He is blind--he cannot see" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  36. see and understand, have a good eye; "The artist must first learn to see" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  37. observe as if with an eye; "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  38. go to see for professional or business reasons; "You should see a lawyer"; "We had to see a psychiatrist" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  39. go to see for a social visit; "I went to see my friend Mary the other day" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  40. Specifically: (a) The seat of episcopal power; a diocese; the jurisdiction of a bishop; as, the see of New York. (b) The seat of an archibishop; a province or jurisdiction of an archibishop; as, an archiepiscopal see. (c) The seat, place, or office of the pope, or Roman pontiff; as, the papal see. (d) The pope or his court at Rome; as, to appeal to the see of Rome. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. Look! Behold. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  42. To perceive by the eye; to observe; to take care; to discover; to converse or have intercourse with; to visit; to attend; to feel; to experience; to perceive. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  43. To perceive by the eye; to have the power of sight; to behold; to observe; to discover; to view; to understand; to visit, as friends; to attend; to experience. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  44. Seen. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  45. the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  46. A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised. Webster Dictionary DB
  47. The office or jurisdiction of a bishop or the Pope; the territory included in such jurisdiction. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  48. The seat or jurisdiction of a bishop or archbishop. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  49. SEER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  50. Seat or jurisdiction of a bishop. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  51. The jurisdiction of a bishop or pope. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  52. A diocese; the jurisdiction of a bishop or archbishop; the authority of the pope or court of Rome. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  53. The seat of episcopal power; the jurisdiction of an archbishop or a bishop; a diocese; the authority of the Pope or court of Rome. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  54. Impera. form of the verb see; lo! look! behold. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  55. compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for see

  1. But could I not see her where she is? – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  2. Davy, Davy, what d'ye see – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
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