n : the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
adv : compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text) [syn: cf., cf, confer, see also]
1: 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
2: 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" [syn: understand, realize, realise]
3: perceive or be contemporaneous with; "We found Republicans
winning the offices"; "You'll see a lot of cheating in
this school"; "I want to see results"; "The 1960 saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established
traditions"; "I want to see results" [syn: witness, find]
4: 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" [syn: visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, figure, picture, image]
5: 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" [syn: consider, reckon, view, regard]
6: 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" [syn: learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover]
7: 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" [syn: watch, view, catch, take in]
8: 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" [syn: determine, check, find out, ascertain, watch, learn]
9: come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How
nice to see you again!" [syn: meet, ran into, encounter, run across, come across]
10: 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" [syn: check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure]
11: go to see for professional or business reasons; "You should
see a lawyer"; "We had to see a psychiatrist"
12: go to see for a social visit; "I went to see my friend Mary the other day"
13: visit a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning" [syn: visit]
14: take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business" [syn: attend, take care, look]
15: receive as a specified guest; "the doctor will see you now";
"The minister doesn't see anybody before noon"
16: date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!" [syn: go steady, go out, date]
17: see and understand, have a good eye; "The artist must first
learn to see"
18: deliberate or decide; "See whether you can come tomorrow";
"let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"
19: observe as if with an eye; "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"
20: 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" [syn: examine]
21: go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam" [syn: experience, undergo, go through]
22: accompany or escort; "I'll see you to the door" [syn: escort]
23: match or meet; "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players"
24: make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?" [syn: interpret, construe] [also: seen, saw]
Adjacent words: sedulous | sedulously | sedulousness | sedum | Sedum acre | Sedum rosea | Sedum telephium | see | see also | see double | see eye to eye | see red | see the light | see through | see to it | seeable