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see1

see1

 
pronunciation:
si
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part of speech: verb
inflections: sees, seeing, saw, seen
definition 1: to use your eyes and receive images.
Can you see the top of the mountain?
synonyms:
look at, notice
antonyms:
miss
similar words:
regard, spot, stare at, watch, witness
definition 2: to understand; to know.
I don't see what the problem is.
synonyms:
comprehend, understand
antonyms:
miss
similar words:
appreciate, get, know, realize
definition 3: to experience an event using your eyes.
Let's see a movie tonight.I saw the two cars hit each other.
synonyms:
attend, watch
similar words:
experience, go to, observe, witness
definition 4: to visit someone for social reasons or for business.
I went to see some friends this weekend.I need to see my lawyer.
synonyms:
visit
similar words:
consult, meet with, speak to
definition 5: to find out; to learn.
I opened the curtain and saw that it was snowing outside.Would you see who is knocking on the door?
synonyms:
find out
similar words:
discover, investigate, learn
Homophone Note
The words see(s), sea(s), and seize sound alike but have different meanings.
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