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see1

see1

 
pronunciation:
si
features:
Homophone Note, Word Explorer
part of speech: verb
inflections: sees, seeing, saw, seen
definition 1: to look at.
Let's go and see the animals at the zoo.
synonyms:
look at, notice, observe, sight, view
antonyms:
miss
similar words:
behold, contemplate, gaze at, glimpse, perceive, regard, remark, spot, stare at, watch, witness
definition 2: to understand; to know.
I don't see the point.
synonyms:
comprehend, grasp, perceive, understand
antonyms:
miss
similar words:
appreciate, apprehend, fathom, get, know, penetrate, realize
definition 3: to visit for social or other reasons.
I must see my lawyer.
synonyms:
call on, visit
similar words:
confer with, consult, court, date, meet with, speak to
definition 4: to find out.
Would you go see what the trouble is?
synonyms:
determine, find out
similar words:
ascertain, discover, investigate, learn
definition 5: to have experience of.
He saw combat in Africa.
synonyms:
experience
similar words:
know, taste, undergo
definition 6: to make sure.
Will you see that the work is finished today?
synonyms:
assure, ensure
similar words:
guarantee
definition 7: to have or use the power of sight.
After the operation, he could see again.
similar words:
look
Homophone Note
The words see(s), sea(s), and seize sound alike but have different meanings.
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