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

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First recorded before 900; Middle English sen, seen, se, Old English sēon, sēan, sían; cognate with Dutch zien, German sehen, Old Norse sjā, Gothic saihwan

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1. See watch.

OTHER WORDS FROM see

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

Other definitions for see (2 of 2)

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[ see ]
/ si /

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

Origin of see

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First recorded in1300–50; Middle English se(e), sce, sse, from Old French sie,se, sce, from Latin sēdes “seat”
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British Dictionary definitions for see (1 of 2)

see1
/ (siː) /

verb sees, seeing, saw or seen

Derived forms of see

seeable, adjective

Word Origin for see

Old English sēon; related to Old Norse sjā, Gothic saihwan, Old Saxon sehan

British Dictionary definitions for see (2 of 2)

see2
/ (siː) /

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 sēdēs a seat; related to sedēre to sit
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