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      vb   , sees, seeing, saw, seen  
1    to perceive with the eyes  
2    when tr, may take a clause as object   to perceive (an idea) mentally; understand  
I explained the problem but he could not see it     
3    tr   to perceive with any or all of the senses  
I hate to see you so unhappy     
4    tr; may take a clause as object   to be aware of in advance; foresee  
I can see what will happen if you don't help     
5    when tr, may take a clause as object   to ascertain or find out (a fact); learn  
see who is at the door     
6    when tr, takes a clause as object; when intr, foll by: to   to make sure (of something) or take care (of something)  
see that he gets to bed early     
7    when tr, may take a clause as object   to consider, deliberate, or decide  
see if you can come next week     
8    tr   to have experience of; undergo  
he had seen much unhappiness in his life     
9    tr   to allow to be in a specified condition  
I cannot stand by and see a child in pain     
10    tr   to be characterized by  
this period of history has seen much unrest     
11    tr   to meet or pay a visit to  
to see one's solicitor     
12    tr   to receive, esp. as a guest or visitor  
the Prime Minister will see the deputation now     
13    tr   to frequent the company of  
she is seeing a married man     
14    tr   to accompany or escort  
I saw her to the door     
15    tr   to refer to or look up  
for further information see the appendix     
16    (in gambling, esp. in poker) to match (another player's bet) or match the bet of (another player) by staking an equal sum  
17    as far as I can see   to the best of my judgment or understanding  
18    see fit   takes an infinitive   to consider proper, desirable, etc.  
I don't see fit to allow her to come here     
19    see (someone) hanged or damned first  
Informal   to refuse absolutely to do what one has been asked  
20    see (someone) right     (Brit)  
informal   to ensure fair treatment of (someone)  
if he has cheated you, I'll see you right     
21    see the light (of day)      See       light   1       24  
22    see you, see you later, or be seeing you   an expression of farewell  
23    you see  
Informal   a parenthetical filler phrase used to make a pause in speaking or add slight emphasis,   (See also)        see about       see into       see of       see off       see out       see over       see through  
     (Old English seon; related to Old Norse sja, Gothic saihwan, Old Saxon sehan)  
  seeable      adj  
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see, see of, see about, see into

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