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[ see ]
/ si /
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verb (used with object), saw, seen, see路ing.
verb (used without object), saw, seen, see路ing.
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Origin of see

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First recorded before 900; Middle English sen, seen, se, Old English s膿on, s膿an, s铆an; cognate with Dutch zien, German sehen, Old Norse sj膩, Gothic saihwan

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1. See watch.

OTHER WORDS FROM see

see路a路ble, adjectivesee路a路ble路ness, nounun路see路a路ble, adjective

Other definitions for see (2 of 2)

see2
[ see ]
/ si /

noun Ecclesiastical.
the seat, center of authority, office, or jurisdiction of a bishop.

Origin of see

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First recorded in 1300鈥50; Middle English se(e), sce, sse, from Old French sie,se, sce, from Latin s膿des 鈥渟eat鈥
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British Dictionary definitions for see (1 of 2)

see1
/ (si藧) /

verb sees, seeing, saw or seen

Derived forms of see

seeable, adjective

Word Origin for see

Old English s膿on; related to Old Norse sj膩, Gothic saihwan, Old Saxon sehan

British Dictionary definitions for see (2 of 2)

see2
/ (si藧) /

noun
the diocese of a bishop, or the place within it where his cathedral or procathedral is situatedSee also Holy See

Word Origin for see

C13: from Old French sed, from Latin s膿d膿s a seat; related to sed膿re to sit
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