What is see?

  • (verb): Perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight.
    Example: "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"
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "see":

  • (verb): Deliberate or decide.
    Example: "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"
  • (verb): Receive as a specified guest.
    Example: "The doctor will see you now"; "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon"
  • (verb): Take charge of or deal with.
    Example: "Could you see about lunch?"
    Synonyms: attend, take care, look
  • (verb): Find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort.
    Example: "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"
    Synonyms: determine, check, find out, ascertain, watch, learn
  • (adv): Compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text).
    Synonyms: cf., cf, confer, see also
  • (verb): Go to see for professional or business reasons.
    Example: "You should see a lawyer"; "We had to see a psychiatrist"
  • (verb): See and understand, have a good eye.
    Example: "The artist must first learn to see"
  • (verb): Perceive or be contemporaneous with.
    Example: "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"; "I want to see results"; "I want to see results"
    Synonyms: witness, find
  • (verb): Perceive (an idea or situation) mentally.
    Example: "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"
    Synonyms: understand, realize, realise
  • (verb): Observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect.
    Example: "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"
    Synonyms: examine
  • (verb): Observe as if with an eye.
    Example: "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"
  • (verb): Go to see for a social visit.
    Example: "I went to see my friend Mary the other day"
  • (verb): Make sense of; assign a meaning to.
    Example: "What message do you see in this letter?"
    Synonyms: interpret, construe
  • (verb): Deem to be.
    Example: "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
    Synonyms: consider, reckon, view, regard
  • (noun): The seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located.
  • (verb): Visit a place, as for entertainment.
    Example: "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"
    Synonyms: visit
  • (verb): Accompany or escort.
    Example: "I'll see you to the door"
    Synonyms: escort
  • (verb): Match or meet.
    Example: "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players"

Famous quotes containing the word see:

    For the gods, though slow to see, see well, whenever a man casting aside worship turns folly.
    Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.)

    If we could see ourselves as others see us, we would vanish on the spot.
    E.M. Cioran (b. 1911)

    Then turning to the disciples, Jesus said to them privately, “Blessed are the eyes that see what you see! For I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, but did not see it, and to hear what you hear, but did not hear it.”
    Bible: New Testament, Luke 10:23,24.