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see1 British & World English

Perceive with the eyes; discern visually

see2 British & World English

The place in which a cathedral church stands, identified as the seat of authority of a bishop or archbishop

see1 English Thesaurus

I can see the house

see2 English Thesaurus

a bishop's see

see New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

often italic in indexes and reference books to distinguish it from the words being treated

see fit British & World English

Consider it correct or acceptable to do something

see red British & World English

Become very angry suddenly

see you British & World English

Said when parting from someone

see-saw British & World English

A long plank balanced in the middle on a fixed support, on each end of which children sit and swing up and down by pushing the ground alternately with their feet

see-saw English Thesaurus

the market see-sawed as rumours spread

Holy See British & World English

The papacy or the papal court; those associated with the Pope in the government of the Roman Catholic Church at the Vatican

see life British & World English

Gain a wide experience of the world

look-see British & World English

A brief look or inspection

must-see British & World English

Highly recommended as worth seeing

see here! British & World English

Said to emphasize a statement or command or to express a protest

see sense British & World English

Realize that one is wrong and start acting sensibly

see about British & World English

Attend to or deal with

see after British & World English

Take care of; look after

see over British & World English

Tour and examine (a building or site)

see stars British & World English

Seem to see flashes of light, especially as a result of being hit on the head

Holy See New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

the papacy or the papal court

no-see-um British & World English

A minute bloodsucking insect, especially a biting midge

see through British & World English

Not be deceived by; detect the true nature of

see-through British & World English

(Especially of clothing) translucent

see service British & World English

Serve in the armed forces

see-through English Thesaurus

a see-through plastic map pouch

see daylight British & World English

Gain public exposure or attention

let me see British & World English

Used when one is trying to remember something or considering one’s next words

let me see British & World English

Said as an appeal for time to think before speaking

Neusiedler See British & World English

A shallow lake in the steppe region between eastern Austria and NW Hungary

See of Rome British & World English

Another term for Holy See.

wait and see British & World English

Wait to find out what will happen before doing something

see the light British & World English

Understand or realize something after prolonged thought or doubt

see the world British & World English

Travel widely and gain wide experience

seeing British & World English

Because; since

see eye to eye British & World English

Be in full agreement

long time no see British & World English

It’s a long time since we last met (used as a greeting)

see someone coming British & World English

Recognize a person who can be fooled or deceived

see someone right British & World English

Make sure that a person is appropriately rewarded or looked after

see the back of British & World English

Be rid of (an unwanted person or thing)

see something of British & World English

Spend a specified amount of time with (someone) socially

see someone off British & World English

Accompany a person who is leaving to their point of departure

see someone out British & World English

(Of an article) last longer than the remainder of someone’s life

see something out British & World English

Come to the end of a period of time or undertaking

suck it and see British & World English

Used to suggest that the only way to know if something will work or be suitable is to try it


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