see
noun.
the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
verb.
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
verb.
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
verb.
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
Synonym: witness, find
verb.
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
verb.
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
verb.
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
verb.
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
Synonym: catch, take in, view, watch
verb.
come together
I'll probably see you at the meeting|How nice to see you again!
verb.
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
verb.
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
verb.
go to see for professional or business reasons
You should see a lawyer|We had to see a psychiatrist
verb.
go to see for a social visit
I went to see my friend Mary the other day
verb.
go to see a place, as for entertainment
We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning
Synonym: visit
verb.
take charge of or deal with
Could you see about lunch?|I must attend to this matter|She took care of this business
Synonym: attend, look, take care
verb.
receive as a specified guest
the doctor will see you now|The minister doesn't see anybody before noon
verb.
date regularly; have a steady relationship with
Did you know that she is seeing an older man?|He is dating his former wife again!
Synonym: go steady, go out, date
verb.
see and understand, have a good eye
The artist must first learn to see
verb.
deliberate or decide
See whether you can come tomorrow|let's see--which movie should we see tonight?
verb.
observe as if with an eye
The camera saw the burglary and recorded it
verb.
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
Synonym: examine
verb.
undergo or live through a difficult experience
We had many trials to go through|he saw action in Viet Nam
verb.
accompany or escort
I'll see you to the door
Synonym: escort
verb.
match or meet
I saw the bet of one of my fellow players
verb.
make sense of; assign a meaning to
What message do you see in this letter?|How do you interpret his behavior?