Associations to the word «See»


SEE, verb. To perceive or detect with the eyes, or as if by sight.
SEE, verb. To witness or observe by personal experience.
SEE, verb. To form a mental picture of.
SEE, verb. (figuratively) To understand.
SEE, verb. To come to a realization of having been mistaken or misled.
SEE, verb. (social) To meet, to visit.
SEE, verb. To have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit.
SEE, verb. To date frequently.
SEE, verb. (by extension) To ensure that something happens, especially while witnessing it.
SEE, verb. (gambling) To respond to another player's bet with a bet of equal value.
SEE, verb. (sometimes mystical) To foresee, predict, or prophesy.
SEE, verb. To determine by trial or experiment; to find out (if or whether).
SEE, verb. (used in the imperative) Used to emphasise a proposition.
SEE, noun. A diocese, archdiocese; a region of a church, generally headed by a bishop, especially an archbishop.
SEE, noun. The office of a bishop or archbishop; bishopric or archbishopric
SEE, noun. A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised.
SEE A MAN, verb. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) To go have a drink or to meet one's bootlegger.
SEE A MAN, verb. (idiomatic) To take one's leave for some urgent purpose, especially to go to the bathroom.
SEE A MAN, verb. A bland euphemism to conceal one's true purpose.
SEE A MAN ABOUT A DOG, verb. (idiomatic) Used as an excuse for leaving without giving the real reason (especially if the reason is to go to the toilet, or to have a drink).
SEE A MAN ABOUT A HORSE, verb. (slang) (idiomatic) (euphemistic) A message signaling one needs to use the toilet
SEE A MAN ABOUT A HORSE, verb. (slang) (idiomatic) (euphemistic) A message signaling one needs to go missing for a short while, for any reason, without giving a real explanation.
SEE DOUBLE, verb. To experience double vision, wherein the eyes do not focus on the same point and a single object is therefore perceived as two.
SEE EYE TO EYE, verb. (idiomatic) To agree, especially in every respect; to concur; to get along.
SEE FIT, verb. To deem appropriate
SEE HOW THE LAND LIES, verb. (idiom) To wait for all the information about something before taking action.
SEE IN, verb. To invite (someone) in, to show (someone) in: to introduce (someone) to the inside of a place.
SEE IN, verb. To welcome (an occurrence).
SEE INTO, verb. To perceive the truth about, especially of future events.
SEE INTO, verb. To escort into, especially a place of shelter.
SEE INTO A MILLSTONE, verb. (archaic) (colloquial) To comprehend a difficult matter.
SEE MUI, noun. Crack seed
SEE OFF, verb. To accompany someone to a point of departure
SEE OFF, verb. To defeat
SEE OUT, verb. Accompany a guest when he or she leaves.
SEE OUT, verb. Continue something until completion.
SEE OVER, verb. (transitive) to inspect something fully.
SEE RED, verb. (idiomatic) To become enraged, angry, or irritated.
SEE RED, verb. (idiomatic) (football) To receive a red card, and be dismissed from the playing field.
SEE SOMEONE COMING, verb. (informal) To recognise a potential mark or victim.
SEE SOMEONE RIGHT, verb. (British) to satisfy someone
SEE SOMEONE THROUGH, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To suffice for a time.
SEE SOMEONE THROUGH, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To constitute ample supply for one for
SEE SOMEONE'S POINT, verb. (idiomatic) To comprehend the meaning that someone is trying to convey.
SEE SOMETHING OUT, verb. To watch an activity develop to a conclusion.
SEE SOMETHING THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) To complete (the thing); to fulfill a commitment.
SEE STARS, verb. (idiomatic) To experience apparent flashing lights in one's field of vision, especially after receiving a blow to the head.
SEE THE ELEPHANT, verb. (US) (obsolete) (idiomatic) To witness something unexpected and awe-filling. [early 19th c. to Civil War]
SEE THE ELEPHANT, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see see,‎ the,‎ elephant.
SEE THE FOREST BUT FOR THE TREES, verb. Alternative form of see the forest for the trees
SEE THE FOREST FOR THE TREES, verb. (idiomatic) To discern an overall pattern from a mass of detail; to see the big picture, or the broader, more general situation.
SEE THE FOREST FOR THE TREES, verb. (idiomatic) (in the negative) (by extension) To be overwhelmed by detail to the point where it obscures the overall situation.
SEE THE FOREST THROUGH THE TREES, verb. Alternative form of see the forest for the trees
SEE THE LIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) (religious) To undergo a spiritual conversion.
SEE THE LIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) To gain an understanding of something previously not understood, especially in a sudden insight.
SEE THE LIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) To come into the world or to public notice.
SEE THE LIGHT OF DAY, verb. (idiomatic) To appear; to be realised.
SEE THE POINT, verb. (idiomatic) To understand someone's argument.
SEE THE WOOD FOR THE TREES, verb. Alternative form of see the forest for the trees
SEE THINGS, verb. (idiomatic) To have visual hallucinations.
SEE THROUGH, verb. (transitive) To find something to be visually transparent.
SEE THROUGH, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To not be deceived by something that is false or misleading; to understand the hidden truth about someone or something.
SEE THROUGH, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To recognize someone's true motives or character.
SEE THROUGH, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To provide support or cooperation to (a person) throughout a period of time; to support someone through a difficult time.
SEE THROUGH, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To do something until it is finished.
SEE TO, verb. To take care of; to effect; to make happen.
SEE TO, verb. To serve or care for.
SEE WHICH WAY THE CAT JUMPS, verb. (idiomatic) To delay taking action until something else happens first.
SEE WITH ONE'S OWN EYES, verb. To see something in real life, as opposed to in a picture or on a projection.
SEE YA, interjection. (colloquial) Alternative form of see you
SEE YELLOW, verb. (idiomatic) (football) To receive a yellow card.
SEE YOU JIMMY HAT, noun. A stereotypically Scottish novelty hat: a tartan tam-o'-shanter with false ginger hair attached.
SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY, noun. (idiomatic) (euphemistic): A euphemism for cunt.
SEE YOU SOON, interjection. Goodbye; something said at a farewell, not necessarily meaning that the speaker will see the hearer(s) again.

Dictionary definition

SEE, noun. The seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located.
SEE, 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".
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".
SEE, 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".
SEE, 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".
SEE, 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".
SEE, 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".
SEE, 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".
SEE, verb. Come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!".
SEE, 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".
SEE, 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".
SEE, verb. Go to see for professional or business reasons; "You should see a lawyer"; "We had to see a psychiatrist".
SEE, verb. Go to see for a social visit; "I went to see my friend Mary the other day".
SEE, verb. Go to see a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning".
SEE, verb. Take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business".
SEE, verb. Receive as a specified guest; "the doctor will see you now"; "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon".
SEE, 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!".
SEE, verb. See and understand, have a good eye; "The artist must first learn to see".
SEE, verb. Deliberate or decide; "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?".
SEE, verb. Observe as if with an eye; "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it".
SEE, 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".
SEE, verb. Go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam".
SEE, verb. Accompany or escort; "I'll see you to the door".
SEE, verb. Match or meet; "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players".
SEE, verb. Make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky