n.1.A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised.
2.The seat of episcopal power; a diocese; the jurisdiction of a bishop; as, the see of New York.
Apostolic see
See under Apostolic.
v. t.1.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.
[imp. Saw (sạ); p. p. Seen (sēn); p. pr. & vb. n. Seeing.]
I will now turn aside, and see this great sight.
- Ex. iii. 3.
2.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.
Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren.
- Gen. xxxvii. 14.
Jesus saw that he answered discreetly.
- Mark xii. 34.
3.To follow with the eyes, or as with the eyes; to watch; to regard attentively; to look after.
4.To have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit; as, to go to see a friend.
And Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of his death.
- 1 Sam. xv. 35.
5.To fall in with; to meet or associate with; to have intercourse or communication with; hence, to have knowledge or experience of; as, to see military service.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, if a man keep my saying, he shall never see death.
- John viii. 51.
6.To accompany in person; to escort; to wait upon; as, to see one home; to see one aboard the cars.
7.In poker and similar games at cards, to meet (a bet), or to equal the bet of (a player), by staking the same sum.
God you see
God keep you (him, me, etc.) in his sight; God protect you.
To see (anything) out
to see (it) to the end; to be present at, work at, or attend, to the end.
- Chaucer.
To see stars
to see flashes of light, like stars; - sometimes the result of concussion of the head.
To see (one) through
to help, watch, or guard (one) to the end of a course or an undertaking.
v. i.1.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.
Whereas I was blind, now I see.
- John ix. 25.
2.Figuratively: To have intellectual apprehension; to perceive; to know; to understand; to discern; - often followed by a preposition, as through, or into.
3.To be attentive; to take care; to give heed; - generally with to; as, to see to the house.
See that ye fall not out by the way.
- Gen. xlv. 24.
To see about a thing
to pay attention to it; to consider it.
To see on
to look at.
To see to
a - To look at; to behold; to view
- Chaucer.
b - To take care about; to look after; as, to see to a fire.
- Josh. xxii. 10.
Noun1.see - the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
Verb1.see - 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"
2.see - 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"
3.see - perceive or be contemporaneous with; "We found Republicans winning the offices"; "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"; "I want to see results"; "The 1960 saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions"; "I want to see results"
Synonyms: witness, find
4.see - imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; "I can't see him on horseback!"; "I can see what will happen"; "I can see a risk in this strategy"
5.see - 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"
Synonyms: consider, regard, view, reckon
6.see - 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"
7.see - see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie"
Synonyms: view, watch, take in, catch
8.see - 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"
9.see - come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
10.see - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
11.see - go to see for professional or business reasons; "You should see a lawyer"; "We had to see a psychiatrist"
12.see - go to see for a social visit; "I went to see my friend Mary the other day"
13.see - visit a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"
Synonyms: visit
14.see - take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"
Synonyms: attend, take care, look
15.see - receive as a specified guest; "the doctor will see you now"; "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon"
16.see - date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"
Synonyms: go steady, date, go out
17.see - see and understand, have a good eye; "The artist must first learn to see"
18.see - deliberate or decide; "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"
19.see - observe as if with an eye; "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"
20.see - 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"
Synonyms: examine
21.see - go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam"
22.see - accompany or escort; "I'll see you to the door"
Synonyms: escort
23.see - match or meet; "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players"
24.see - make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
Synonyms: construe, interpret
Adv.1.see - compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text)
Synonyms: cf, cf., confer, see also
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see also
see double
see eye to eye
see red
see the light
see through
see to it
see u see me
Seed bag
seed beetle
Seed bud
seed cake
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