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see meaning

EN[siː] [si] [-iː]
'to see' UK US
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  • See or SEE may refer to:
  • The act of visual perception
  • The term "See:" as a form of citation signal
  • Episcopal see, domain of authority of a bishop
  • Holy See, the central government of the Roman Catholic Church
  • See Magazine, an alternative weekly newspaper in Edmonton, Canada
  • See Tickets, a British ticketing services company
  • Sustainable Enterprise Excellence, a business concept

    Definition of see in English Dictionary

  • NounPLseesSUF-ée
    1. A diocese, archdiocese; a region of a church, generally headed by a bishop, especially an archbishop.
      1. The office of a bishop or archbishop; bishopric or archbishopric.
        1. A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised.
        2. VerbSGseesPRseeingPTsawPPseen
          1. To perceive or detect with the eyes, or as if by sight.
            1. Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path. [ …] It twisted and turned, [ …] and opened out into a big clear space like a lawn. And, back of the lawn, was a big, old-fashioned house, with piazzas stretching in front of it, and all blazing with lights. 'Twas the house I'd seen the roof of from the beach.
            2. Now I've seen it all!  Michael saw Will off at the train station. ‎
            3. I have been blind since birth and I love to read Braille. When the books arrive in from the library, I can’t wait to see what stories they have sent me. ‎
            4. I saw military service in Vietnam. ‎
          2. To form a mental picture of.
            1. It is not just that we see birds as little versions of ourselves. It is also that, at the same time, they stand outside any moral process. They are utterly indifferent. This absolute oblivion on their part, this lack of sharing, is powerful.
            2. Do you see what I mean? ‎
            3. They're blind to the damage they do, but someday they'll see. ‎
          3. (social) To meet, to visit.
            1. to go to see a friend ‎
            2. I've been seeing her for two months ‎
          4. (by extension) To ensure that something happens, especially while witnessing it.
            1. I'll see you hang for this!  I saw that they didn't make any more trouble. ‎
          5. (gambling) To respond to another player's bet with a bet of equal value.
            1. I'll see your twenty dollars and raise you ten. ‎
          6. (sometimes mystical) To foresee, predict, or prophesy.
            1. The oracle saw the destruction of the city. ‎
          7. To determine by trial or experiment; to find out (if or whether).
            1. I'll come over later and see if I can fix your computer. ‎
          8. (used in the imperative) Used to emphasise a proposition.
            1. You see Johnny, your Dad isn't your real dad. ‎
          9. (used in the imperative) To reference or to study for further details.
            1. Step 4: In the system, check out the laptop to the student (see: "Logging Resources" in the Tutor Manual). ‎
            2. This article is about the insect. For the English rock band, see The Beatles. ‎
            3. For a complete proof of the Poincaré conjecture, see Appendix C. ‎
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • did a take when I saw the new car in the driveway. ‎
            • "I made up two of the smouldering fires, the light of which the voorlooper had seen upon the sky". from She and Alan by H. Rider Haggard
            • I was thinking along the lines of writing to the local paper, to see if we can get some reaction.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • See if you can make head or tail of this chapter. I'm baffled.
            • Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic who still resists the idea that something drastic needs to happen for him to turn his life around.
            • See how thy blood cruddles at this. — Beaumont and Fletcher.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • At night the streetlights of Paris are beautiful to see.
            • Our retail sales floor is the levelest playing field I’ve yet seen.
            • The teen-aged boy boasted that he was going to get laid by the homecoming queen, because she was the most beautiful girl he'd ever seen.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verbs by inflection type
                • Irregular verbs
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            1. en seemed
            2. en seen
            3. en seems
            4. en seem
            5. en seeing
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Grammatically, this word "see" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verbs by inflection type.
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