Synonyms for (noun) see

Synonyms: see

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

Similar words: seat

Definition: a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)

Synonyms for (verb) see

Synonyms: 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?

Similar words: understand

Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of

Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: verify

Definition: confirm the truth of

Usage: Please verify that the doors are closed; verify a claim


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: think, believe, conceive, consider

Definition: judge or regard; look upon; judge

Usage: I think he is very smart; I believe her to be very smart; I think that he is her boyfriend; The racist conceives such people to be inferior


Synonyms: see

Definition: deliberate or decide

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

Similar words: debate, deliberate, consider, moot, turn over

Definition: think about carefully; weigh

Usage: They considered the possibility of a strike; Turn the proposal over in your mind


Synonyms: see

Definition: match or meet

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

Similar words: play, bet, wager

Definition: stake on the outcome of an issue

Usage: I bet $100 on that new horse; She played all her money on the dark horse


Synonyms: see

Definition: receive as a specified guest

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

Similar words: invite, take in, receive

Definition: express willingness to have in one's home or environs

Usage: The community warmly received the refugees


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: envisage, conceive of, ideate, imagine

Definition: form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case

Usage: Can you conceive of him as the president?


Synonyms: escort, see

Definition: accompany or escort

Usage: I'll see you to the door

Similar words: accompany

Definition: go or travel along with

Usage: The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere


Synonyms: see, go through, experience

Definition: go or live through

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

Similar words: undergo

Definition: pass through

Usage: The chemical undergoes a sudden change; The fluid undergoes shear; undergo a strange sensation


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: see, go through, experience

Definition: go or live through

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


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: comprehend, perceive

Definition: to become aware of through the senses

Usage: I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon


Synonyms: see

Definition: see and understand, have a good eye

Usage: The artist must first learn to see

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: watch

Definition: look attentively

Usage: watch a basketball game


Synonyms: see

Definition: observe as if with an eye

Usage: The camera saw the burglary and recorded it

Similar words: find, notice, observe, detect, discover

Definition: discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of

Usage: She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water; We found traces of lead in the paint


Synonyms: 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!

Similar words: affiliate, associate, assort, consort

Definition: keep company with; hang out with

Usage: He associates with strange people; She affiliates with her colleagues


Synonyms: see

Definition: go to see for professional or business reasons

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

Similar words: visit, call, call in

Definition: pay a brief visit

Usage: The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens


Synonyms: see

Definition: go to see for a social visit

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

Similar words: visit, call, call in

Definition: pay a brief visit

Usage: The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens


Synonyms: see, visit

Definition: go to see a place, as for entertainment

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

Similar words: tour

Definition: make a tour of a certain place

Usage: We toured the Provence this summer


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: care, give care

Definition: provide care for

Usage: The nurse was caring for the wounded