Definition of seeing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsiːɪŋ/


(seeing as/that)
Because; since: seeing that I’m awake, I might as well come with you
More example sentences
  • I can refer to you by whatever offensive terminology I like without defaming you, seeing as you're a person of public interest.
  • He probably feels like he needs to help you, seeing as London is full of crazed taxi drivers.
  • It is only natural especially seeing as Argentina was kind enough to accept as many Irish people as possible in the 19th century.


[mass noun]
1The action of seeing someone or something.
Example sentences
  • Then the audience takes note of what that means, the act of seeing.
1.1 Astronomy The quality of observed images as determined by atmospheric conditions: he had given the seeing as ‘fair


seeing is believing

proverb You need to see something before you can accept that it really exists or occurs.
Example sentences
  • There were some people who had given up on it, but now seeing is believing.
  • I've seen the newspaper story and photo and seeing is believing.
  • If seeing is believing, this one sure did prove the line right.

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