Definitions for seesi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

see*si(v.)saw, seen, see•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to perceive with the eyes; look at.

  2. to view; visit or attend as a spectator.

  3. to perceive (things) mentally; understand.

  4. to construct a mental image of; visualize.

  5. to accept or imagine as acceptable:

    I can't see him as president.

  6. to be cognizant of; recognize:

    to see one's mistake.

  7. to scan or view, esp. by electronic means.

    Category: Electronics

  8. to foresee:

    He doesn't see us in a war.

  9. to ascertain; find out:

    See who is at the door.

  10. to have knowledge or experience of:

    to see service in the Peace Corps.

  11. to make sure:

    See that the door is locked.

  12. to meet and converse with.

  13. to receive as a visitor.

  14. to visit.

  15. to court or date frequently.

  16. to help or assist:

    He's seeing his brother through college.

  17. to escort or accompany:

    to see someone home.

  18. to match (a bet) or match the bet of (a bettor) by staking an equal sum; call:

    I'll see your five and raise you five.

    Category: Games

  19. to read or read about.

  20. (v.i.)to have the power of sight.

  21. to understand intellectually or spiritually; have insight.

  22. to pay attention; heed:

    See, here it comes.

  23. to find out; ascertain:

    See for yourself.

  24. to think; consider:

    Let me see, what was his name?

  25. see about, to inquire about; investigate. Also, see after. to attend to; take care of.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  26. see off, to accompany (someone about to go on a journey) to the place of departure.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  27. see out, to work on until completion; finish; see through. to escort to an outer door.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  28. see through, to ascertain the true nature of, esp. to detect the sham or treachery in. to remain with until completion; see out.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  29. see to, to take care of; attend to; see about:

    to see to the travel arrangements.

    Category: Verb Phrase

Idioms for see:

  1. see red,Informal. to become enraged.

    Category: Idiom

* Syn: See watch.

Origin of see:

bef. 900; OE sēon, c. OFris siā, OS, OHG sehan, ON sjā, Go saihwan



  1. the seat, center of authority, office, or jurisdiction of a bishop.

    Category: Religion

Origin of see:

1250–1300; ME se(e) < OF se (var. of sie) < L sēdes seat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. see(verb)

    the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located

  2. 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"

  3. understand, realize, realise, 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"

  4. witness, find, 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"

  5. visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image(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"

  6. see, consider, reckon, view, regard(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"

  7. learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, 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"

  8. watch, view, see, catch, take in(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"

  9. meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see(verb)

    come together

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

  10. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn(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"

  11. see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure(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"

  12. see(verb)

    go to see for professional or business reasons

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

  13. see(verb)

    go to see for a social visit

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

  14. visit, see(verb)

    go to see a place, as for entertainment

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

  15. attend, take care, look, 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"

  16. see(verb)

    receive as a specified guest

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

  17. go steady, go out, date, 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!"

  18. see(verb)

    see and understand, have a good eye

    "The artist must first learn to see"

  19. see(verb)

    deliberate or decide

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

  20. see(verb)

    observe as if with an eye

    "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"

  21. examine, 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"

  22. experience, see, go through(verb)

    go or live through

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

  23. see, escort(verb)

    accompany or escort

    "I'll see you to the door"

  24. see(verb)

    match or meet

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

  25. interpret, construe, see(verb)

    make sense of; assign a meaning to

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. see(verb)si

    to use your eyes

    I saw her on the bus.; I couldn't see anything through the smoke.; Did you see his new car?

  2. seesi

    to understand

    I can't see how I can help her.; Do you see what I mean?

  3. seesi

    to meet with sb

    I'm seeing my doctor this afternoon.; We haven't seen each other for years.

  4. seesi

    to find out

    She said she'd see if there are any tickets left.

  5. seesi

    indicates sb will have to wait to find out

    "Mom, can we buy some popcorn?" "We'll see."

  6. seesi

    indicates sb will find out later that what you are saying is correct

    You'll see - she'll be asking for more money soon.

  7. seesi

    to imagine or believe

    I don't see her wanting to be a teacher.

  8. seesi

    to experience or watch

    We've seen vast changes in the economy in the past decade.

  9. seesi

    having a romantic relationship with sb

    He's not seeing her any more.

  10. seesi

    indicates you are thinking about the answer to sth

    "What time should we leave?" "Let's see...about 12:30."

  11. seesi

    to make sure sth happens

    Can you see that the work gets done on time?

  12. seesi

    used to say "goodbye" when you will see the person again soon

    I'm going now. See you.

Webster Dictionary

  1. See(noun)

    a seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised

  2. See(noun)

    specifically: (a) The seat of episcopal power; a diocese; the jurisdiction of a bishop; as, the see of New York. (b) The seat of an archibishop; a province or jurisdiction of an archibishop; as, an archiepiscopal see. (c) The seat, place, or office of the pope, or Roman pontiff; as, the papal see. (d) The pope or his court at Rome; as, to appeal to the see of Rome

  3. See(verb)

    to perceive by the eye; to have knowledge of the existence and apparent qualities of by the organs of sight; to behold; to descry; to view

  4. See(verb)

    to perceive by mental vision; to form an idea or conception of; to note with the mind; to observe; to discern; to distinguish; to understand; to comprehend; to ascertain

  5. See(verb)

    to follow with the eyes, or as with the eyes; to watch; to regard attentivelly; to look after

  6. See(verb)

    to have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit; as, to go to see a friend

  7. See(verb)

    to fall in with; to have intercourse or communication with; hence, to have knowledge or experience of; as, to see military service

  8. See(verb)

    to accompany in person; to escort; to wait upon; as, to see one home; to see one aboard the cars

  9. See(verb)

    to have the power of sight, or of perceiving by the proper organs; to possess or employ the sense of vision; as, he sees distinctly

  10. See(verb)

    figuratively: To have intellectual apprehension; to perceive; to know; to understand; to discern; -- often followed by a preposition, as through, or into

  11. See(verb)

    to be attentive; to take care; to give heed; -- generally with to; as, to see to the house


  1. See

    See is the sixth studio album by rock band The Rascals, released in December 1969. It peaked at number 45 on the Billboard 200. Three singles were released from the album although the third "I Believe" b/w "Hold On" was released on Search and Nearness.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'see' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #90

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'see' in Written Corpus Frequency: #72

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'see' in Verbs Frequency: #11

Anagrams of see

  1. Ees

  2. ESE

Translations for see

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to have the power of sight

After six years of blindness, he found he could see.

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