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(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'.

Typed by Brian--From WordNet


(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.

Checked by Bonnie

Synonyms and Synonymous

n. Diocese.

v. a. [1]. Behold, descry, view, spy.[2]. Perceive, notice, observe, discern, remark, comprehend, understand.[3]. Visit, call on.

v. n. [1]. Look.[2]. Inquire, examine, notice, mark, observe.[3]. Take heed, take care, be careful, be attentive, pay attention.

interj. Look, lo, behold, observe.

Inputed by Alex

Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Perceive, behold, descry, discern, look, view, conceive, distinguish,understand, comprehend, attend, beware, visit, experience

ANT:Miss, overlook, disregard, misconceive, misunderstand, ignore

Edited by Antony


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.

Checker: Sondra


Edited by Cheryl


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