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saw, past tense; sees, 3rd person singular present; seeing, present participle; seen, past participle;
  1. Perceive with the eyes; discern visually
    • - in the distance she could see the blue sea
    • - Andrew couldn't see out of his left eye
    • - I can't see into the future
  2. Be or become aware of something from observation or from a written or other visual source
    • - I see from your appraisal report that you have asked for training
  3. Be a spectator of (a film, game, or other entertainment); watch
    • - I went to see King Lear at the Old Vic
  4. Visit (a place) for the first time
    • - see Alaska in style
  5. Refer to (a specified source) for further information (used as a direction in a text)
    • - elements are usually classified as metals or non-metals (see chapter 11)
  6. Experience or witness (an event or situation)
    • - I shall not live to see it
    • - I can't bear to see you so unhappy
  7. Be the time or setting of (something)
    • - the 1970s saw the beginning of a technological revolution
  8. Observe without being able to affect
    • - they see their rights being taken away
  9. Find good or attractive qualities in (someone)
    • - I don't know what I see in you
  10. Discern or deduce mentally after reflection or from information; understand
    • - I can't see any other way to treat it
    • - I saw that perhaps he was right
    • - she could see what Rhoda meant
  11. Ascertain after inquiring, considering, or discovering an outcome
    • - I'll go along to the club and see if I can get a game
  12. Regard in a specified way
    • - he saw himself as a good teacher
    • - you and I see things differently
  13. Foresee; view or predict as a possibility
    • - I can't see him earning any more anywhere else
  14. Used to ascertain or express comprehension, agreement, or continued attention, or to emphasize that an earlier prediction was correct
    • - it has to be the answer, don't you see?
    • - see, I told you I'd come
  15. Meet (someone one knows) socially or by chance
    • - I went to see Caroline
    • - I saw Colin last night
  16. Meet regularly as a boyfriend or girlfriend
    • - some guy she was seeing was messing her around
  17. Consult (a specialist or professional)
    • - you may need to see a solicitor
  18. Give an interview or consultation to
    • - the doctor will see you now
  19. Escort or conduct (someone) to a specified place
    • - don't bother seeing me out
  20. Attend to; provide for the wants of
    • - I'll see to Dad's tea
  21. Ensure
    • - Lucy saw to it that everyone got enough to eat
    • - see that no harm comes to him
  22. (in poker or brag) Equal the bet of (an opponent)

Noun
  1. The place in which a cathedral church stands, identified as the seat of authority of a bishop or archbishop


  1. 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. the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  3. understand: 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"
  4. witness: perceive or be contemporaneous with; "We found Republicans winning the offices"; "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"; "The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions"; "I want to see results"
  5. visualize: 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"
  6. 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"
  7. The Sée is an 78 km long river in the Manche department, Normandy, France, beginning near Sourdeval. It empties into the bay of Mont Saint-Michel (part of the English Channel) in Avranches, close to the mouth of the Sélune river. Another town along the Sée is Brécey.
  8. See is an album by rock band The Rascals, released in December 1969 (Atlantic #8246). The album continued a trend towards album-oriented material authored and sung by Felix Cavaliere, begun with the band's Freedom Suite album earlier in the year.
  9. See District (Bezirk See) is a former district of the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland.
  10. (Seeing (astronomy)) Astronomical seeing refers to the blurring and twinkling of astronomical objects such as stars caused by turbulent mixing in the Earth's atmosphere varying the optical refractive index. ...
  11. (Seeing (novel)) Seeing (Ensaio sobre a Lucidez, lit. Essay on Lucidity) is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning Portuguese author José Saramago. It was published in Portuguese in 2004 and in English in 2006. It is a sequel to one of his most famous works, Blindness.
  12. (Seen (album)) Seen is the debut album from International Observer, the solo project of former Thompson Twins and Babble musician Tom Bailey. Released in 2001, an EP of the same name was released a year later featuring a different mix of existing album track Vale along with the new track London. ...
  13. A diocese; a region of a church, generally headed by a bishop; The office of a bishop; To perceive with the eyes; To perceive or detect as if by sight; To form a mental picture of; To understand; To witness or observe by personal experience; In card games such as poker, to respond to another ...
  14. (seeing) The action of the verb to see; eyesight; The movement or distortion of a telescopic image as a result of turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere; Having vision; not blind; Inasmuch as; in view of the fact that
  15. (Seeing) The steadiness of telescopic images due to conditions in the Earth's atmosphere. Seeing is bad when the high altitude winds and temperature differentials cause the image to twinkle or undulate, or appear blurred or distorted - typically when the barometer is low or falling. ...
  16. Seeing refers to the steadiness of Earth’s atmosphere.
  17. ("Seeing") The clarity with which stars and other celestial objects can be observed.
  18. (Seeing) State of observing phenomena created by earth’s atmosphere that blurs images of astronomical objects.
  19. (Seeing) The general term used by professional and amateur astronomers to describe the "stability" of the air above you and therefore the steadiness of an image viewed through a telescope. ...
  20. (Seeing) involved with/dating. “Bertha liked Bob, but she was already seeing someone.”
  21. (seeing) the task or goal already completed, then
  22. The term seeing in astronomy is used to describe the disturbing effect of turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere on incoming starlight. The study and characterisation of seeing at a given location is an important part of the site selection process for astronomical observatories.
  23. (1. Seen) If your advertising tries to look like all the other advertisements it will blend in and readership scores will suffer greatly. Your ad must first and foremost be noticed before it will be read.
  24. (SEEN) I understand, I agree
  25. (Seen) (A Jamaican Patois term) Do you understand?--or better yet, "Do you overstand?"