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Verb: see (saw,seen,seeing)  see
  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. Perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
    "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point";
    - understand, realize, realise [Brit]
  3. Perceive or be contemporaneous with
    "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";
    - witness, find
  4. Imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    "I can't see him on horseback!"; "I can see what will happen";
    - visualize, visualise [Brit], envision, project, fancy, figure, picture, image
  5. Perceive or think about in a particular way; deem to be
    "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do";
    - consider, reckon, view, regard
  6. Get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    "I see that you have been promoted";
    - learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover
  7. Look at and follow all (or part of) something being shown or performed
    "see a movie";
    - watch, view, catch, take in
  8. Accidentally be in the same place and interact with (someone)
    "How nice to see you again!";
    - meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across
  9. 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";
    - determine, check, find out, ascertain, watch, learn
  10. Be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    "See that the curtains are closed"; "see to it that the curtains are closed";
    - check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure
  11. Talk to and get advice or help from a professional
    "You should see a lawyer"; "We had to see a psychiatrist"
  12. Visit socially
    "I went to see my friend Mary the other day"
  13. Go to see a place, as for entertainment
    "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning";
    - visit
  14. Take charge of or deal with
    "Could you see about lunch?";
    - attend, take care, look
  15. Receive as a specified guest
    "the doctor will see you now"; "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon"
  16. Date regularly; have a steady relationship with
    "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?";
    - go steady, go out, date
  17. See and understand, have a good eye
    "The artist must first learn to see"
  18. Deliberate or decide
    "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"
  19. Observe as if with an eye
    "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"
  20. Observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
    "I must see your passport before you can enter the country";
    - examine
  21. Undergo or live through a difficult experience
    "he saw action in Viet Nam";
    - experience, go through
  22. Conduct someone someplace
    "I'll see you to the door";
    - escort
  23. (card game) match or meet
    "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players"
  24. Make sense of; assign a meaning to
    "What message do you see in this letter?";
    - interpret, construe
Noun: see  see
  1. The seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located

Sounds like: scion, Sioea

Derived forms: saw, seen, seeing, sees

See also: go with

Type of: accompany, affiliate, associate, assort, believe, bet, call, call in, care, comprehend, conceive, conceive of, consider, consort, debate, deliberate, detect, discover, envisage, experience, find, give care, have, ideate, imagine, invite, moot, notice, observe, perceive, play, receive, seat, take in, think, tour, turn over, undergo, understand, verify, visit, wager, watch

Part of: bishopric, diocese, episcopate

Encyclopedia: See, amid the Winter's Snow