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OTHER WORDS FROM seeingun·see·ing, adjectiveun·see·ing·ly, adverbun·see·ing·ness, noun
Words nearby seeing
Definition for seeing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), saw, seen, see·ing.
verb (used without object), saw, seen, see·ing.
- to investigate; inquire about.
- to turn one's attention to; take care of: He said he would see about getting the license plates.
- to penetrate to the true nature of; comprehend; detect: He quickly saw through my story.
- to stay with to the end or until completion; persevere: to see a difficult situation through.
Origin of see1
OTHER WORDS FROM seesee·a·ble, adjectivesee·a·ble·ness, nounun·see·a·ble, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for seeing
Seeing what they were doing, I was inspired to add my vision to their technique.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Are you seeing more commercial pressure from academic presses for historians to sexy it up a bit?
Or is it simply that what you are hearing and seeing about race in the media seems worse?
But as we are seeing all over the world, one can serve the other.
The idea to invest in their own hair company came from Miko after seeing how clients at their salon responded to her natural hair.Goodbye To A Natural Hair Guru: Miss Jessie's Cofounder Titi Branch Dead At 45|Danielle Belton|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Seeing them, Avdotya could not restrain her tears; they simply spurted from her red and swollen eyes.Knock, Knock, Knock and Other Stories|Ivan Turgenev
I'm sure I don't know why Miss Vavasor should care about my seeing her.Can You Forgive Her?|Anthony Trollope
And seeing they did not attempt to run away, they made no matter of it, if they stayed two or three days one with the other.
Seeing that they looked at the book, I turned the page quickly to hide the note.Eastern Nights - and Flights|Alan Bott
She spied the sword, picked it up, and seeing the blood, let it fall again with her hands thrown wide.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. XII (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for seeing (1 of 3)
usage for seeing
British Dictionary definitions for seeing (2 of 3)
verb sees, seeing, saw or seen
Derived forms of seeseeable, adjective
Word Origin for see
British Dictionary definitions for seeing (3 of 3)
Word Origin for see
Idioms and Phrases with seeing
In addition to the idioms beginning with see
- see about
- see after
- see a man about a dog
- see beyond one's nose
- see daylight
- see double
- see eye to eye
- see fit
- seeing is believing
- seeing that
- seeing things
- see into
- seen better days, have
- seen one, seen them all
- see one's way to
- see out
- see reason
- see red
- see someone off
- see stars
- see the back of
- see the color of one's money
- see the elephant
- see the last of
- see the light
- see the light of day
- see the sights
- see things
- see through
- see through rose-colored glasses
- see to
- see with half an eye
- as far as I can see
- begin to see daylight
- can't see beyond the end of one's nose
- can't see the forest for the trees
- I'll be seeing you
- I see
- let me see
- long time no see
- so I see
- wait and see
Also see underseen.