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  1. [adverb] compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text)
    Synonyms: cf., cf, confer, also

  2. [noun] the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located

  3. [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

  4. [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"
    Synonyms: understand, realize, realise

  5. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: witness, find

  6. [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"
    Synonyms: visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, figure, picture, image

  7. [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"
    Synonyms: consider, reckon, view, regard

  8. [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"
    Synonyms: learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover

  9. [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"
    Synonyms: watch, view, catch, take in

  10. [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"
    Synonyms: determine, check, find out, ascertain, watch, learn

  11. [verb] come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
    Synonyms: meet, ran into, encounter, run across, come across

  12. [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"
    Synonyms: check, insure, to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure

  13. [verb] go to see for professional or business reasons; "You should see a lawyer"; "We had to see a psychiatrist"

  14. [verb] go to see for a social visit; "I went to see my friend Mary the other day"

  15. [verb] visit a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"
    Synonyms: visit

  16. [verb] take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"
    Synonyms: attend, take care, look

  17. [verb] receive as a specified guest; "the doctor will see you now"; "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon"

  18. [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!"
    Synonyms: go steady, go out, date

  19. [verb] see and understand, have a good eye; "The artist must first learn to see"

  20. [verb] deliberate or decide; "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "let's see

  21. [verb] observe as if with an eye; "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"

  22. [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"
    Synonyms: examine

  23. [verb] go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam"
    Synonyms: experience, undergo, go through

  24. [verb] accompany or escort; "I'll see you to the door"
    Synonyms: escort

  25. [verb] match or meet; "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players"

  26. [verb] make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
    Synonyms: interpret, construe


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