Complete Definition of "see"

see|See|se|Se|sé
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English

rank|two|us|before|91|see|over|know|much

Pronunciation
AHD|sÄ
IPA|/siË/
SAMPA|/si:/
audio|en-us-see.ogg|Audio (US)

Homophones
C, sea

Etymology 1
From OE. seon|sÄon.

Verb
en-verb|sees|seeing|saw|seen

  1. To perceive with the eyes.
  2. To perceive or detect as if by sight.
  3. To form a mental picture of.
  4. To understand.

#: Do you see what I mean?

Synonyms
(perceive with the eyes): behold, espy, observe, view
(understand): follow, get, understand

Translations
trans-top|perceive with the eyes
Afrikaans: besien
Albanian: shoh
Arabic: ARchar|رآ٠IPAchar|(raâÄ)
Aromanian: vedu
Basque: ikusi
Breton: gwelet
Catalan: t+|ca|veure
Chinese: ç (kàn)
Croatian: t-|hr|vidjeti
Czech: t+|cs|vidÄt
Danish: t+|da|se
Dutch: t+|nl|zien, t-|nl|aanschouwen
Esperanto: t-|eo|vidi|xs=Esperanto
Ewe kpÉ
Finnish: t+|fi|nähdä, t+|fi|katsoa
French: t+|fr|voir
Frisian: sjen
German: t+|de|sehen
Greek: βλέÏÏ (vlépo)
Guaraní: hecha
Hebrew: ר×× (ra'ah)
Hungarian: t+|hu|lát
Icelandic: t+|is|sjá, t-|is|skynja
Ido: vidar
Ilocano: kita
Indonesian: t+|id|lihat|altmelihat|xsIndonesian, t+|id|saksi|altmenyaksikan|xsIndonesian, t-|id|tonton|altmenonton|xsIndonesian, t+|id|pandang|altmemandang|xsIndonesian
Italian: t+|it|vedere
trans-mid
Japanese: è¦ã (ã¿ã, miru)
Korean: ë³´ë¤ (boda)
Kurdish:

Latin: videre|videÅ, vidÄre, vÄ«dÄ«, vÄ«sus
Low Saxon: kieken, ankieken, seen
Lower Sorbian: wiźeÅ
Maori: t-|mi|kite|xs=Maori
Nahuatl: iteamic
Norwegian: t+|no|se
Occitan: veire
Persian: FAchar|دÛدÙ|دÛدÙÙ (didæn), FAchar|بÛÙ (bin) (present tense)
Piemontese: vëdde
Polish: t-|pl|widzieÄ, t-|pl|dostrzegaÄ
Portuguese: t+|pt|ver
Romanian: t+|ro|vedea
Romansch: vesair
Russian: видеÑÑ (vídetâ)
Sardinian (Campidanese): biri
Scottish Gaelic: faic
Serbian: t-|sr|videti
Sicilian: vidiri
Slovene: t+|sl|videti
Spanish: t+|es|ver
Swedish: t+|sv|se
Tagalog: kita
Telugu: à°à±à°à± (choochu)
Turkish: t-|tr|görmek
Ukrainian: t+|uk|баÑиÑи|trbaÄyty|scCyrl|xs=Ukrainian
Yiddish: ××¢×× (zehn)
Welsh: gweld
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trans-top|understand
Chinese: æç½ (míngbai)
Danish: t-|da|forstå
Esperanto: t-|eo|vidi|xs=Esperanto
Finnish: t+|fi|käsittää, t+|fi|nähdä
French: t+|fr|voir
Greek: t-|el|καÏαλαβαίνÏ|trkatalavéno|scGrek, t-|el|καÏανοÏ|trkatanoó|scGrek
Icelandic: t-|is|skil, t-|is|fatta
Italian: t+|it|vedere
trans-mid
Japanese: ç解ãã (ããããã, rikaisuru)
Lower Sorbian: wiźeÅ
Norwegian: t-|no|skjønne, t-|no|forstå
Polish: t-|pl|widzieÄ
Serbian: ÑÑваÑиÑи (shvatiti)
Sicilian: vidiri
Swedish: t+|sv|förstå
Turkish: t+|tr|anlamak
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Derived terms
all seeing eye
see through
see-through
see for
see-saw

See also
look
sight
watch

Etymology 2
From L. sedes (seat), referring to the bishop's throne or chair (confer seat of power) in the cathedral; related to the Latin verb sedere (to sit).

Noun
en-noun

  1. A diocese; a region of a church, generally headed by a bishop

Translations
trans-top|diocese
Finnish: t-|fi|hiippakunta (region), t-|fi|piispanistuin (office)
French: t-|fr|Siège|f
German: t-|de|Bischofssitz|m
trans-mid
Latin: t+|la|sedes|f
Spanish: t-|es|Sede|f
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Related terms
seat
sedentary
sit
Holy See

See also
cathedra
cathedral
chair
throne

Category:100 English basic words
Category:English homophones
Category:English words with multiple etymologies


Estonian

Pronoun
infl|et|pronoun

  1. this

Finnish

Pronunciation

IPA|/ËseË/

Noun
fi-noun|se|type=tee

  1. The letter c.

Frisian

Pronunciation
IPA|/seË/
SAMPA|/se:/

Noun
see

  1. sea

Category:Frisian nouns

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