Definition of see the new year in in English:
Stay up until after midnight on 31 December to celebrate the start of a new year.
- In the morning she said: ‘I had to see the new year in on my own.’
- In true Parisian style we saw the new year in in an Irish Bar in the Bastille.
- I reckon I am one of very few people who can say that they saw the new year in whilst cowering in a bus shelter.