see is the dictionary form of saw Definition of see
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1. [ verb ] perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: perceive behold glimpse get_a_look watch eyesight visual_perception
2. [ verb ] perceive mentally, as of an idea
Synonyms: realize understand realise
Examples:

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

Related terms: appreciate perceive visualize understanding
3. [ verb ] perceive with any or all of one's senses
Synonyms: find witness
Examples:

"We found Republicans winning the offices" "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school" give rise to or be characterized by "The 1960 saw the rebellion of the younger generation" "I want to see results"

Related terms: experience catch learn find spectator
4. [ verb ] imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
Synonyms: picture visualize envision fancy figure visualise image project
Examples:

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

Related terms: imagine understand visualise image mental_picture imagination illusion visionary visual_image fancy picturing figuration visualizer
5. [ verb ] consider or deem to be; regard
Synonyms: consider regard view reckon
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: think deem expect include respect reconsider favor identify prize abstract like make capitalize disrespect reconsider consider honor receive relativize reify idealize call interpret position
6. [ verb ] get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
Synonyms: hear learn discover find_out pick_up get_word get_a_line get_wind
Examples:

"I learned that she has two grown-up children" "I see that you have been promoted"

Related terms: discover trip_up wise_up get_the_goods ascertain witness discovery discovery
7. [ adverb ] compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text)
Synonyms: see_also cf confer cf.
8. [ verb ] see or watch
Synonyms: watch view take_in catch
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: watch visualise spectate preview view spectator watch seer
9. [ verb ] come together
Synonyms: meet encounter ran_into run_across foregather come_across forgather
Examples:

"I'll probably see you at the meeting" "How nice to see you again!"

Related terms: intersect meet encounter
10. [ verb ] find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
Synonyms: find_out check ascertain watch learn determine
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: test determine determination check
11. [ verb ] be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
Synonyms: insure check assure see_to_it ensure ascertain control
Examples:

"He verified that the valves were closed" "See that the curtains are closed" "control the quality of the product"

Related terms: verify cover proofread cross-check double-check control card spot-check cinch determine control check check
12. [ verb ] go to see for professional or business reasons
Examples:

"You should see a lawyer" "We had to see a psychiatrist"

Related terms: visit
13. [ verb ] go to see for a social visit
Examples:

"I went to see my friend Mary the other day"

Related terms: visit visit
14. [ verb ] visit a place, as for entertainment
Synonyms: visit
Examples:

"We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"

Related terms: tour take_in slum visitor
15. [ verb ] take charge of or deal with
Synonyms: take_care attend look
Examples:

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

Related terms: care tend minister tend care
16. [ verb ] receive as a specified guest
Examples:

"the doctor will see you now" "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon"

Related terms: receive
17. [ verb ] check, try, or ascertain
Synonyms: watch
Examples:

"See whether it works!"

Related terms: watch
18. [ verb ] date regularly; have a steady relationship with
Synonyms: go_out go_steady date
Examples:

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

Related terms: consort date date
19. [ verb ] deliberate or decide
Examples:

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

Related terms: consider deliberate
20. [ verb ] see and understand, have a good eye
Examples:

"The artist must first learn to see"

Related terms: understand eyesight
21. [ verb ] (games) match or meet in card games
Examples:

"I saw the bet of one of my fellow players"

Related terms: bet card_game
22. [ verb ] make sense of; assign a meaning to
Synonyms: interpret construe
Examples:

"What message do you see in this letter?" "How do you interpret his behavior?"

Related terms: understand read take mistake clarify read misconstrue educe reinterpret allegorize mythicise literalize read_between_the_lines spiritualize collocate_with interpretation exposition interpretation
23. [ verb ] go or live through
Synonyms: experience go_through undergo
Examples:

"We had many trials to go through" "he saw action in Viet Nam"

Related terms: participate witness feel suffer know enjoy suffer come experience
24. [ verb ] observe as if with an eye
Examples:

"The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"

Related terms: detect
25. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3554
26. [ verb ] observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
Synonyms: examine
Examples:

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

Related terms: inspect search scan check size_up scan survey survey search peruse candle autopsy auscultate x-ray examination look
27. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 3684
28. [ verb ] accompany or escort
Synonyms: escort
Examples:

: "I'll see you to the door"

Related terms: accompany
29. [ noun ] (government,geography) the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
Related terms: center seat Holy_See diocese
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