[siː] or [si]
(noun.) the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) deliberate or decide; 'See whether you can come tomorrow'; 'let's see--which movie should we see tonight?'.
(verb.) match or meet; 'I saw the bet of one of my fellow players'.
(verb.) receive as a specified guest; 'the doctor will see you now'; 'The minister doesn't see anybody before noon'.
(verb.) accompany or escort; 'I'll see you to the door'.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) see and understand, have a good eye; 'The artist must first learn to see'.
(verb.) observe as if with an eye; 'The camera saw the burglary and recorded it'.
(verb.) go to see for professional or business reasons; 'You should see a lawyer'; 'We had to see a psychiatrist'.
(verb.) go to see for a social visit; 'I went to see my friend Mary the other day'.
(n.) A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised.
(n.) 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 archibishop; a province or jurisdiction of an archibishop; 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.
(v. t.) 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.
(v. t.) 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.
(v. t.) To follow with the eyes, or as with the eyes; to watch; to regard attentivelly; to look after.
(v. t.) To have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit; as, to go to see a friend.
(v. t.) To fall in with; to have intercourse or communication with; hence, to have knowledge or experience of; as, to see military service.
(v. t.) To accompany in person; to escort; to wait upon; as, to see one home; to see one aboard the cars.
(v. i.) 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.
(v. i.) Figuratively: To have intellectual apprehension; to perceive; to know; to understand; to discern; -- often followed by a preposition, as through, or into.
(v. i.) To be attentive; to take care; to give heed; -- generally with to; as, to see to the house.
v. a. . Behold, descry, view, spy.. Perceive, notice, observe, discern, remark, comprehend, understand.. Visit, call on.
v. n. . Look.. Inquire, examine, notice, mark, observe.. Take heed, take care, be careful, be attentive, pay attention.
interj. Look, lo, behold, observe.
SYN:Perceive, behold, descry, discern, look, view, conceive, distinguish,understand, comprehend, attend, beware, visit, experience
ANT:Miss, overlook, disregard, misconceive, misunderstand, ignore
n. the seat or jurisdiction of a bishop or archbishop: a throne.—Holy See the papal court.
v.t. to perceive by the eye: to observe: to discover: to remark: to bring about as a result: to wait upon escort: to receive: to consult for any particular purpose: to suffer experience: to meet and accept by staking a similar sum: to visit: to discern: to understand.—v.i. to look or inquire: to be attentive: to apprehend: to consider:—pa.t. saw; pa.p. seen.—interj. look! behold!—adj. See′able capable of being seen.—n. Sē′er one who sees or who foresees a prophet.—See about a thing to consider it; See one through to aid in accomplishing or doing esp. something difficult or dangerous; See out to see to the end: to outdo; See through one to understand one thoroughly; See to to look after: (B.) to behold; See to it look well to it.—Have soon one's best days to be now on the decline; Let me see a phrase employed to express consideration.
- Miss Havisham sat listening (or it seemed so, for I could not see her face), but still made no answer. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- Night also closed around; and when I could hardly see the dark mountains, I felt still more gloomily. 玛丽·雪莱. 弗兰肯斯坦.
- I don't see why you shouldn't like me to know that you wished to do me a service, my dear fellow. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- And after this cry and strife the sun may rise and see him worsted. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- I'd like to see you with a beard. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- There was an absence of all lady-like restraint in her language and manner most painful to see. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Would to heaven I had never seen it! 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- I had never before seen Mr. Bruff pay her such devoted attention, and look at her with such marked respect. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- His manner appeared to have altered strangely in the interval since I had last seen him. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- Had she seen me go out? 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- It was also used in October, 1899, on board the Grande Duchesse to report the international yacht race between the Columbia and the Shamrock at Sandy Hook, as seen in Fig. 13. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- Anybody here seen anything of any such game? 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- The boy's eyes had lighted with pleasure as I spoke, and I saw him glance from his rusty trappings to the magnificence of my own. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- He could not tell me that; he saw me, and over my shoulder he saw the man. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- His wife saw the one part at least of the bouquet-scene. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- I saw them stop near the church and speak to the sexton's wife, who had come from the cottage, and had waited, watching us from a distance. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- Tom, love, I am telling Mr. Harthouse that he never saw you abroad. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 艰难时事.
- When the massacre of St. Bartholomew’s Eve deluged France with the blood of Protestants Catherine saw that Palissy was spared from the general destruction. 鲁伯特·萨金特·荷兰. 历史性发明.
- This means that definite coordinations of activities of the eyes in seeing and of the body and head in striking are perfected in a few trials. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- One never tired of seeing her: she was never monotonous, or insipid, or colourless, or flat. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- Enough then of the perfect State, and of the man who bears its image--there is no difficulty in seeing how we shall describe him. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- This is an indication of your pleasure at seeing him. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- I heard one of the young men tell another that he knew I'd been an actress, in fact, he thought he remembered seeing me at one of the minor theaters. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- Pablo shook his head and, seeing Don Pepe looking at him, he shook his head at Don Pepe and showed him the key, holding it up in his hand. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- One sees very little about it in the newspapers and popular magazines, in spite of the fact that it is the keystone, so to speak, of the motion-picture industry. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- Calls a house a rookery when there's not a rook near it, and takes the birds on trust, because he sees the nests! 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- His eyes shone, and his cheek was flushed with the exhilaration of the master workman who sees his work lie ready before him. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- Allan Woodcourt sees that this is not a sham. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- I have borne all this for you already, as true as God sees me show it. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 雾都孤儿.
- The Major, the Captain, any one of those gambling men whom Madame sees would take her life for a hundred louis. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.