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NOUN (1)

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


VERB (24)

1. perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight;
- Example: "You have to be a good observer to see all the details"
- Example: "Can you see the bird in that tree?"
- Example: "He is blind--he cannot see"

2. perceive (an idea or situation) mentally;
- Example: "Now I see!"
- Example: "I just can't see your point"
- Example: "Does she realize how important this decision is?"
- Example: "I don't understand the idea"
[syn: understand, realize, realise, see]

3. perceive or be contemporaneous with;
- Example: "We found Republicans winning the offices"
- Example: "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"
- Example: "The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions"
- Example: "I want to see results"
[syn: witness, find, see]

4. imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind;
- Example: "I can't see him on horseback!"
- Example: "I can see what will happen"
- Example: "I can see a risk in this strategy"
[syn: visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image]

5. deem to be;
- Example: "She views this quite differently from me"
- Example: "I consider her to be shallow"
- Example: "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
[syn: see, consider, reckon, view, regard]

6. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally;
- Example: "I learned that she has two grown-up children"
- Example: "I see that you have been promoted"
[syn: learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see]

7. see or watch;
- Example: "view a show on television"
- Example: "This program will be seen all over the world"
- Example: "view an exhibition"
- Example: "Catch a show on Broadway"
- Example: "see a movie"
[syn: watch, view, see, catch, take in]

8. come together;
- Example: "I'll probably see you at the meeting"
- Example: "How nice to see you again!"
[syn: meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see]

9. find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort;
- Example: "I want to see whether she speaks French"
- Example: "See whether it works"
- Example: "find out if he speaks Russian"
- Example: "Check whether the train leaves on time"
[syn: determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn]

10. be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;
- Example: "He verified that the valves were closed"
- Example: "See that the curtains are closed"
- Example: "control the quality of the product"
[syn: see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure]

11. go to see for professional or business reasons;
- Example: "You should see a lawyer"
- Example: "We had to see a psychiatrist"

12. go to see for a social visit;
- Example: "I went to see my friend Mary the other day"

13. go to see a place, as for entertainment;
- Example: "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"
[syn: visit, see]

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

15. receive as a specified guest;
- Example: "the doctor will see you now"
- Example: "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon"

16. date regularly; have a steady relationship with;
- Example: "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"
- Example: "He is dating his former wife again!"
[syn: go steady, go out, date, see]

17. see and understand, have a good eye;
- Example: "The artist must first learn to see"

18. deliberate or decide;
- Example: "See whether you can come tomorrow"
- Example: "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"

19. observe as if with an eye;
- Example: "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"

20. observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect;
- Example: "The customs agent examined the baggage"
- Example: "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"
[syn: examine, see]

21. go or live through;
- Example: "We had many trials to go through"
- Example: "he saw action in Viet Nam"
[syn: experience, see, go through]

22. accompany or escort;
- Example: "I'll see you to the door"
[syn: see, escort]

23. match or meet;
- Example: "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players"

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


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

See \See\ (s[=e]), v. t. [imp. Saw (s[add]); p. p. Seen (s[=e]n); p. pr. & vb. n. Seeing.] [OE. seen, sen, seon, AS. se['o]n; akin to OFries. s[imac]a, D. zien, OS. & OHG. sehan, G. sehen, Icel. sj[=a], Sw. se, Dan. see, Goth. sa['i]hwan, and probably to L. sequi to follow (and so originally meaning, to follow with the eyes). Gr. "e`pesqai, Skr. sac. Cf. Sight, Sue to follow.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] I will now turn aside, and see this great sight. --Ex. iii. 3. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster] Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren. --Gen. xxxvii. 14. [1913 Webster] Jesus saw that he answered discreetly. --Mark xii. 34. [1913 Webster] Who's so gross That seeth not this palpable device? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To follow with the eyes, or as with the eyes; to watch; to regard attentively; to look after. --Shak. [1913 Webster] I had a mind to see him out, and therefore did not care for contradicting him. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 4. To have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit; as, to go to see a friend. [1913 Webster] And Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of his death. --1 Sam. xv. 35. [1913 Webster] 5. To fall in with; to meet or associate with; to have intercourse or communication with; hence, to have knowledge or experience of; as, to see military service. [1913 Webster] Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us, and the years wherein we have seen evil. --Ps. xc. 15. [1913 Webster] Verily, verily, I say unto you, if a man keep my saying, he shall never see death. --John viii. 51. [1913 Webster] Improvement in wisdom and prudence by seeing men. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 6. To accompany in person; to escort; to wait upon; as, to see one home; to see one aboard the cars. [1913 Webster] 7. In poker and similar games at cards, to meet (a bet), or to equal the bet of (a player), by staking the same sum. "I'll see you and raise you ten." [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] God you see (or God him see or God me see, etc.), God keep you (him, me, etc.) in his sight; God protect you. [Obs.] --Chaucer. To see (anything) out, to see (it) to the end; to be present at, work at, or attend, to the end. To see stars, to see flashes of light, like stars; -- sometimes the result of concussion of the head. [Colloq.] To see (one) through, to help, watch, or guard (one) to the end of a course or an undertaking. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

See \See\, n. [OE. se, see, OF. se, sed, sied, fr. L. sedes a seat, or the kindred sedere to sit. See Sit, and cf. Siege.] 1. A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Jove laughed on Venus from his sovereign see. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. 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 archbishop; a province or jurisdiction of an archbishop; 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. [1913 Webster] Apostolic see. See under Apostolic. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

See \See\, v. i. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Whereas I was blind, now I see. --John ix. 25. [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively: To have intellectual apprehension; to perceive; to know; to understand; to discern; -- often followed by a preposition, as through, or into. [1913 Webster] For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind. --John ix. 39. [1913 Webster] Many sagacious persons will find us out, . . . and see through all our fine pretensions. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] 3. To be attentive; to take care; to give heed; -- generally with to; as, to see to the house. [1913 Webster] See that ye fall not out by the way. --Gen. xlv. 24. [1913 Webster] Note: Let me see, Let us see, are used to express consideration, or to introduce the particular consideration of a subject, or some scheme or calculation. [1913 Webster] Cassio's a proper man, let me see now, To get his place. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: See is sometimes used in the imperative for look, or behold. "See. see! upon the banks of Boyne he stands." --Halifax. [1913 Webster] To see about a thing, to pay attention to it; to consider it. To see on, to look at. [Obs.] "She was full more blissful on to see." --Chaucer. To see to. (a) To look at; to behold; to view. [Obs.] "An altar by Jordan, a great altar to see to" --Josh. xxii. 10. (b) To take care about; to look after; as, to see to a fire. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

see n 1: the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located v 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 cannot see" 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, see] 3: 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" [syn: witness, find, see] 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, see, 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: see, 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, see] 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, see, catch, take in] 8: come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!" [syn: meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see] 9: 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, see, ascertain, watch, learn] 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: see, 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: go to see a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning" [syn: visit, see] 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, see] 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, see] 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, see] 21: go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam" [syn: experience, see, go through] 22: accompany or escort; "I'll see you to the door" [syn: see, 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, see]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

195 Moby Thesaurus words for "see": NB, animadvert, ante, ante up, appear, appraise, appreciate, apprehend, archbishopric, archdiocese, ascertain, assister, assure, attend, back, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be at, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be informed, be present at, be sensible of, behold, bet, bet on, bishopric, call, call on, call to mind, call up, call upon, catch, catch sight of, certify, cinch, clap eyes on, clear up, clinch, cognize, come alive, come to, comprehend, conceive, conceptualize, conference, conjure up, consider, contemplate, cover, decide, descry, detect, determine, diocese, discern, discover, dismiss all doubt, distinguish, do, drop in, ensure, envisage, envision, espy, establish, examine, experience, fade, fathom, feel, find out, fix, gamble, get at, glimpse, go to, grasp, have, have in sight, have information about, have knowledge of, hazard, hear, heed, identify, image, imagine, inspect, insure, just see, ken, know, lay, lay a wager, lay down, lay eyes on, look, look in, look on, look upon, make a bet, make certain, make no doubt, make no mistake, make out, make sure, make sure of, mark, meet a bet, mind, nail down, note, notice, objectify, observe, occupy, parish, parlay, pass, pay a visit, penetrate, perceive, pick out, pick up, picture, pierce, play against, plumb, plunge, ponder, possess, prehend, probe, province, punt, realize, reassure, recognize, regard, remark, remove all doubt, represent, respond, respond to stimuli, run in, savvy, scan, scrutinize, see daylight, see into, see that, see the light, see through, see to it, seize, sense, set at rest, settle, show up, sight, sit in, smell, sort out, spot, spy, stake, stand pat, stop by, stop off, stop over, study, summon up, synod, take in, take note, take notice, taste, tend, touch, turn up, twig, understand, view, vision, visit, visualize, wager, watch, weigh, witness, wot, wot of
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

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V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

SEE 1. Simultaneous Engineering Environment. 2. Software Engineering Environment. (1999-04-26)