Definitions for see

Definitions for (noun) see

Main entry: see

Definition: the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located

Definitions for (verb) see

Main entry: understand, see, realise, realize

Definition: perceive (an idea or situation) mentally

Usage: Now I see!; I just can't see your point; Does she realize how important this decision is?; I don't understand the idea

Main entry: learn, pick up, find out, discover, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, see

Definition: get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally

Usage: I learned that she has two grown-up children; I see that you have been promoted

Main entry: construe, see, interpret

Definition: make sense of; assign a meaning to

Usage: What message do you see in this letter?; How do you interpret his behavior?

Main entry: control, assure, ascertain, insure, check, ensure, see, see to it

Definition: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something

Usage: He verified that the valves were closed; See that the curtains are closed; control the quality of the product

Main entry: reckon, regard, consider, view, see

Definition: deem to be

Usage: 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

Main entry: see

Definition: deliberate or decide

Usage: See whether you can come tomorrow; let's see--which movie should we see tonight?

Main entry: see, learn, determine, ascertain, check, watch, find out

Definition: find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort

Usage: 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

Main entry: see

Definition: match or meet

Usage: I saw the bet of one of my fellow players

Main entry: see

Definition: receive as a specified guest

Usage: the doctor will see you now; The minister doesn't see anybody before noon

Main entry: figure, envision, fancy, project, picture, see, image, visualise, visualize

Definition: imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind

Usage: I can't see him on horseback!; I can see what will happen; I can see a risk in this strategy

Main entry: meet, run across, run into, see, come across, encounter

Definition: come together

Usage: I'll probably see you at the meeting; How nice to see you again!

Main entry: escort, see

Definition: accompany or escort

Usage: I'll see you to the door

Main entry: see, go through, experience

Definition: go or live through

Usage: We had many trials to go through; he saw action in Viet Nam

Main entry: find, see, witness

Definition: perceive or be contemporaneous with

Usage: 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

Main entry: see

Definition: perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight

Usage: 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

Main entry: see

Definition: see and understand, have a good eye

Usage: The artist must first learn to see

Main entry: see, examine

Definition: observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect

Usage: The customs agent examined the baggage; I must see your passport before you can enter the country

Main entry: see, watch, view, take in, catch

Definition: see or watch

Usage: 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

Main entry: see

Definition: observe as if with an eye

Usage: The camera saw the burglary and recorded it

Main entry: date, go out, go steady, see

Definition: date regularly; have a steady relationship with

Usage: Did you know that she is seeing an older man?; He is dating his former wife again!

Main entry: see

Definition: go to see for professional or business reasons

Usage: You should see a lawyer; We had to see a psychiatrist

Main entry: see

Definition: go to see for a social visit

Usage: I went to see my friend Mary the other day

Main entry: see, visit

Definition: go to see a place, as for entertainment

Usage: We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning

Main entry: attend, take care, look, see

Definition: take charge of or deal with

Usage: Could you see about lunch?; I must attend to this matter; She took care of this business

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