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||the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located |
||A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised. |
||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
||perceive (an idea or situation) mentally |
• Now I see!
• I just can't see your point
• Does she realize how important this decision is?
• I don't understand the idea
||perceive or be contemporaneous with |
• We found Republicans winning the offices
• You'll see a lot of cheating in this school
• The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions
• I want to see results
||imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind |
• I can't see him on horseback!
• I can see what will happen
• I can see a risk in this strategy
• 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
||get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally |
• I learned that she has two grown-up children
• I see that you have been promoted
• view a show on television
• This program will be seen all over the world
• view an exhibition
• Catch a show on Broadway
• see a movie
• I'll probably see you at the meeting
• How nice to see you again!
||find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort |
• I want to see whether she speaks French
• See whether it works
• find out if he speaks Russian
• Check whether the train leaves on time
||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
||go to see for professional or business reasons |
• You should see a lawyer
• We had to see a psychiatrist
||go to see for a social visit |
• I went to see my friend Mary the other day
||go to see a place, as for entertainment |
• We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning
||take charge of or deal with |
• Could you see about lunch?
• I must attend to this matter
• She took care of this business
||receive as a specified guest |
• the doctor will see you now
• The minister doesn't see anybody before noon
||date regularly; have a steady relationship with |
• Did you know that she is seeing an older man?
• He is dating his former wife again!
||see and understand, have a good eye |
• The artist must first learn to see
• See whether you can come tomorrow
• let's see--which movie should we see tonight?
||observe as if with an eye |
• The camera saw the burglary and recorded it
||observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect |
• The customs agent examined the baggage
• I must see your passport before you can enter the country
• We had many trials to go through
• he saw action in Viet Nam
• I'll see you to the door
• I saw the bet of one of my fellow players
||make sense of; assign a meaning to |
• What message do you see in this letter?
• How do you interpret his behavior?
||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. |
||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. |
||In poker and similar games at cards, to meet (a bet), or to equal the bet of (a player), by staking the same sum. |