HyperDic: see

English > 25 senses of the word see:
VERBperceptionseeperceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
cognitionsee, understand, realize, realiseperceive (an idea or situation) mentally
perceptionsee, witness, findperceive or be contemporaneous with
creationsee, visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, figure, picture, imageimagine
cognitionsee, consider, reckon, view, regarddeem to be
cognitionsee, learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discoverget to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
perceptionsee, watch, view, catch, take insee or watch
motionsee, meet, run into, encounter, run across, come acrosscome together
communicationsee, determine, check, find out, ascertain, watch, learnfind out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
cognitionsee, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assurebe careful or certain to do something
socialseego to see for professional or business reasons
socialseego to see for a social visit
socialsee, visitgo to see a place, as for entertainment
socialsee, attend, take care, looktake charge of or deal with
contactseereceive as a specified guest
socialsee, go steady, go out, datedate regularly
perceptionseesee and understand, have a good eye
cognitionseedeliberate or decide
perceptionseeobserve as if with an eye
perceptionsee, examineobserve, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
perceptionsee, experience, go throughgo or live through
motionsee, escortaccompany or escort
competitionseematch or meet
cognitionsee, interpret, construemake sense of
NOUNlocationseethe seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
see > pronunciation
Soundssiy'
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > see: 25 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located.
InstancesHoly See, The Holy See, State of the Vatican CityThe smallest sovereign state in the world
Part ofdiocese, bishopric, episcopateThe territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
BroaderseatA center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
Spanishsede
Catalanseu
English > see: 25 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningperceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam and Sue see the movie
Examples
  • "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"
Caused byshowmake visible or noticeable
Entailed bylookperceive with attention
see doubleSee things as if they were there twice
watch, look onobserve with attention
Narrowerbehold, lay eyes onSee with attention
catch sight, get a look, catch a glimpseSee something for a brief time
glimpsecatch a glimpse of or see briefly
seeSee and understand, have a good eye
Broaderperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Similar toseeobserve as if with an eye
watch, view, see, catch, take inSee or watch
Spanishcontemplar, mirar, observar, percibir, ver
Catalanveure
Nounsseeingnormal use of the faculty of vision
seeingperception by means of the eyes
seeran observer who perceives visually
English > see: 25 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningperceive (an idea or situation) mentally.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey see that there was a traffic accident
Examples
  • "Now I see!"
  • "I just can't see your point"
Synonymsunderstand, realize, realise
Narrowerappreciate, take accountBe fully aware of
perceiveBecome conscious of
Similar toseeSee and understand, have a good eye
visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, imageimagine
Spanishcomprender, entender, ver
Catalancomprendre, entendre
English > see: 25 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningperceive or be contemporaneous with.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Examples
  • "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"
  • "I want to see results"
Synonymswitness, find
NarrowercatchBecome aware of
Broaderexperience, see, go throughgo or live through
Similar tofindperceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place
learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, seeGet to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
Spanishatestiguar, presenciar, ver
Catalanpresenciar, testificar, testimoniar, veure
English > see: 25 senses > verb 4, creation
Meaningimagine; conceive of; see in one's mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Examples
  • "I can't see him on horseback!"
  • "I can see what will happen"
  • "I can see a risk in this strategy"
Synonymsvisualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, figure, picture, image
Broaderimagine, conceive of, ideate, envisageform a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
Similar tounderstand, realize, realise, seeperceive (an idea or situation) mentally
visualize, visualiseform a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract
Spanishfigurarse, imaginarse, imaginar, representarse, ver, visualizar
Catalanfigurar-se, imaginar-se, representar-se, veure
Nounsseera person with unusual powers of foresight
English > see: 25 senses > verb 5, cognition
Meaningdeem to be.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
Synonymsconsider, reckon, view, regard
NarrowerabstractConsider a concept without thinking of a specific example
callConsider or regard as being
capitalize, capitaliseConsider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses
considerRegard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem
deem, hold, view as, take forKeep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
disrespect, disesteemHave little or no respect for
expectConsider reasonable or due
favor, favourConsider as the favorite
idealize, idealiseConsider or render as ideal
identifyConsider (oneself) as similar to somebody else
includeConsider as part of something
likeFeel about or towards
makeConsider as being
prize, value, treasure, appreciatehold dear
receiveRegard favorably or with disapproval
reconsiderConsider again
reconsiderConsider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, with a view to altering it
reifyConsider an abstract concept to be real
relativize, relativiseConsider or treat as relative / relative
respect, esteem, value, prize, priseRegard highly
Broaderthink, believe, consider, conceivejudge or regard
Similar tointerpret, construe, seemake sense of
Spanishconsiderar, estimar, ver
Catalanconsiderar, estimar, veure
English > see: 25 senses > verb 6, cognition
MeaningGet to know or become aware of, usually accidentally.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example "I see that you have been promoted"
Synonymslearn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover
NarrowerascertainLearn or discover with certainty
discover, findmake a discovery
get the goodsDiscover some bad or hidden / hidden information about
trip up, catchdetect a blunder or misstep
wise upget wise to
Similar towitness, find, seeperceive or be contemporaneous with
Spanishaprender, averiguar, descubrir, enterarse, enterar, oír, ver
Catalanaprendre, assabentar-se, assabentar, descobrir, veure
English > see: 25 senses > verb 7, perception
MeaningSee or watch.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue see the movie
Examples
  • "This program will be seen all over the world"
  • "see a movie"
Synonymswatch, view, catch, take in
Narrowerpreviewwatch (a movie or play) before it is released to the general public
spectateBe a spectator in a sports event
visualize, visualiseview the outline of by means of an X-ray
Broaderwatchlook attentively
Similar toseeperceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
Spanishcapturar, mirar, ver
Catalancapturar, mirar, veure
Nounsseeran observer who perceives visually
English > see: 25 senses > verb 8, motion
MeaningCome together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "I'll probably see you at the meeting"
  • "How nice to see you again!"
Synonymsmeet, run into, encounter, run across, come across
Narrowerintersect, crossmeet / meet at a point
Similar tomeet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregatherCollect in one place
Spanishconocer, converger, encontrarse, encontrar, reunirse
Catalanconèixer, reunir-se, trobar-se, trobar
English > see: 25 senses > verb 9, communication
MeaningFind out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort.
PatternSomebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
ModelThey see whether there was a traffic accident
Examples
  • "I want to see whether she speaks French"
  • "See whether it works"
Synonymsdetermine, check, find out, ascertain, watch, learn
NarrowertestDetermine the presence or properties of (a substance)
Similar todetermine, find, find out, ascertainEstablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment / experiment, survey, or study
see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assureBe careful or certain to do something
Spanishaprender, averiguar, decidir, determinar, establecer, mirar, ver
Catalanaprendre, decidir, determinar, esbrinar, mirar, trobar, veure
English > see: 25 senses > verb 10, cognition
MeaningBe careful or certain to do something; make certain of something.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Example "See that the curtains are closed"
Synonymscheck, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure
Narrowercardask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor
cinchmake sure of
controlverify by using a duplicate register / register for comparison
coverMaintain a check on
cross-checkcheck out conflicting sources
double-checkcheck / check / check once more to be absolutely sure
proofread, proofread for errors
spot-checkpick out random samples for examination in order to ensure high quality
Broaderverifyconfirm the truth of
Similar tocheck, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tickput a check mark on or near or next to
checkverify by consulting a source or authority
control, verifyCheck or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learnFind out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
Spanishasegurarse, asegurar, comprobar, controlar, ver
Catalanassegurar
English > see: 25 senses > verb 11, social
MeaningGo to see for professional or business reasons.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "You should see a lawyer"
  • "We had to see a psychiatrist"
Broadervisit, call in, callpay a brief visit
Similar toseeReceive as a specified guest
Spanishver
English > see: 25 senses > verb 12, social
MeaningGo to see for a social visit.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot see Sue
Example"I went to see my friend Mary the other day"
Broadervisit, call in, callpay a brief visit
Similar tovisit, seeGo to see a place, as for entertainment
Spanishver
English > see: 25 senses > verb 13, social
MeaningGo to see a place, as for entertainment.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"
Synonymvisit
Narrowertake inVisit for entertainment
Broadertourmake a tour of a certain place
Similar toseeGo to see for a social visit
Spanishver, visitar
Catalanveure, visitar
English > see: 25 senses > verb 14, social
Meaningtake charge of or deal with.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"Could you see about lunch?"
Synonymsattend, take care, look
Narrowerministerattend to the wants and needs of others
tendHave care of or look after
Broadercare, give careProvide care for
Spanishatender
English > see: 25 senses > verb 15, contact
MeaningReceive as a specified guest.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "the doctor will see you now"
  • "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon"
Broaderreceive, take in, inviteExpress willingness to have in one's home / home or environs
Similar toseeGo to see for professional or business reasons
English > see: 25 senses > verb 16, social
Meaningdate regularly; have a steady relationship with.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot see Sue
Example"Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"
Synonymsgo steady, go out, date
Broaderconsort, associate, affiliate, assortkeep company with
Similar todatego on a date with
Spanishsalir
Catalanestar promès, sortir
English > see: 25 senses > verb 17, perception
MeaningSee and understand, have a good eye.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The artist must first learn to see"
Broaderseeperceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
Similar tounderstand, realize, realise, seeperceive (an idea or situation) mentally
Spanishentender, ver
Catalanveure
Nounsseeingnormal use of the faculty of vision
English > see: 25 senses > verb 18, cognition
MeaningDeliberate or decide.
PatternSomebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
Examples
  • "See whether you can come tomorrow"
  • "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"
Broaderconsider, debate, moot, turn over, deliberatethink about carefully
Spanishver
English > see: 25 senses > verb 19, perception
Meaningobserve as if with an eye.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Broaderdetect, observe, find, discover, noticeDiscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
Similar toseeperceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
English > see: 25 senses > verb 20, perception
Meaningobserve, check out, and look over carefully or inspect.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"
Synonymexamine
Entailslookperceive with attention
NarrowerauscultateExamine by auscultation
autopsyPerform an autopsy on a dead body
candleExamine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light
checkmake an examination or investigation
inspectlook over carefully
peruseExamine or consider with attention and in detail
scan, skim, rake, glance over, run downExamine hastily
scanExamine minutely or intensely
searchsubject to a search
search, lookSearch or seek
size up, take stock, scrutinize, scrutiniseTo look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
surveyLook over carefully or inspect
x-rayExamine by taking x-rays
Spanishanalizar, examinar, explorar, inspeccionar, mirar, reconocer, ver
Catalanexaminar, explorar, inspeccionar, interrogar, reconèixer
English > see: 25 senses > verb 21, perception
Meaninggo or live through.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsexperience, go through
Caused bysubjectCause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to
NarrowercomeExperience orgasm
enjoyHave for one's benefit
feelUndergo passive experience of
know, experience, liveHave firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
suffer, endureUndergo or be subjected to
suffer, meetUndergo or suffer
witness, find, seeperceive or be contemporaneous with
BroaderundergoPass through
Spanishexperimentar, sentir
Catalanexperimentar, sentir
English > see: 25 senses > verb 22, motion
MeaningAccompany or escort.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I'll see you to the door"
Synonymescort
Broaderaccompanygo or travel along with
Spanishacompañar, escoltar
Catalanacompanyar, escortar
English > see: 25 senses > verb 23, competition
Meaningmatch or meet.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Broaderbet, wager, playstake on the outcome of an issue
Spanishver
English > see: 25 senses > verb 24, cognition
Meaningmake sense of; assign a meaning / meaning to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"What message do you see in this letter?"
Synonymsinterpret, construe
Narrowerallegorize, allegoriseinterpret as an allegory
educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw outdeduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning / meaning)
literalize, literalisemake literal
misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amissinterpret in the wrong way
mythicize, mythiciseinterpret as a myth or in terms of mythology
readinterpret something that is written or printed
read, scanObtain data from magnetic tapes
read between the linesread what is implied but not expressed on the surface
reinterpretAssign a new or different meaning / meaning to
spiritualize, spiritualiseGive a spiritual meaning / meaning to
take, readinterpret something in a certain way
Broaderunderstandknow and comprehend the nature or meaning / meaning of
Similar tosee, consider, reckon, view, regarddeem to be
Spanishconstruir, entender, interpretar, ver
Catalanconstruir, interpretar

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