[ US /ˈsi/ ]
[ UK /sˈiː/ ]
[ UK /sˈiː/ ]
go to see a place, as for entertainment
We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning
undergo or live through a difficult experience
We had many trials to go through
he saw action in Viet Nam
be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
He verified that the valves were closed
control the quality of the product
See that the curtains are closed
date regularly; have a steady relationship with
Did you know that she is seeing an older man?
He is dating his former wife again!
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
receive as a specified guest
the doctor will see you now
The minister doesn't see anybody before noon
get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
I see that you have been promoted
I learned that she has two grown-up children
perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
I don't understand the idea
Now I see!
I just can't see your point
Does she realize how important this decision is?
perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
You have to be a good observer to see all the details
He is blind--he cannot see
Can you see the bird in that tree?
find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
Check whether the train leaves on time
See whether it works
I want to see whether she speaks French
find out if he speaks Russian
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
match or meet
I saw the bet of one of my fellow players
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
accompany or escort
I'll see you to the door
go to see for professional or business reasons
You should see a lawyer
We had to see a psychiatrist
observe as if with an eye
The camera saw the burglary and recorded it
I'll probably see you at the meeting
How nice to see you again!
make sense of; assign a meaning to
How do you interpret his behavior?
What message do you see in this letter?
see and understand, have a good eye
The artist must first learn to see
go to see for a social visit
I went to see my friend Mary the other day
perceive or be contemporaneous with
We found Republicans winning the offices
I want to see results
The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions
You'll see a lot of cheating in this school
take charge of or deal with
I must attend to this matter
Could you see about lunch?
She took care of this business
see or watch
view an exhibition
view a show on television
see a movie
Catch a show on Broadway
This program will be seen all over the world
deliberate or decide
See whether you can come tomorrow
let's see--which movie should we see tonight?
- the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
How To Use see In A Sentence
- When we see her, we remember that hot July day doing five knots pulling Jess and Jerry on a tube and Russ skippering his first yacht.
- Intellectual Dublin seemed no longer to consist of writers, but of folk singers, bearded or otherwise.
- It also seems to carry the well-tempered glow of late Woody Allen with a well-satisfied view of late life and with few illusions. The Unshine Boys
- As the holiday movie season winds down, we thought we'd preview the films of 2003 to see which ones stand out and which should stand down.
- Note that you'll be able to find the demonstration projects themselves as open-source projects on the companion site to the column (see Resources).
- I learned how to negotiate fights between adolescent girls without making it seem like parental interference.
- Maurice Mair seemed to spin like a teetotum and pitch upon his face like a ninepin. The Complete Father Brown
- Police are anxious to trace two men seen leaving the house just before 8am.
- The first batch of ten shows is seen as a test of viewer demand. Times, Sunday Times
- It's impossible to look at yourself in a pair of new frames and not see another character. Times, Sunday Times