seeing

[ see-ing ]
/ ˈsi ɪŋ /

conjunction

in view of the fact that; considering; inasmuch as.

noun

the act of a person who sees.
the sense of sight.

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Origin of seeing

First recorded in 1495–1505; see1 + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM seeing

un·see·ing, adjectiveun·see·ing·ly, adverbun·see·ing·ness, noun

Definition for seeing (2 of 2)

see1
[ see ]
/ si /

verb (used with object), saw, seen, see·ing.

verb (used without object), saw, seen, see·ing.

Verb Phrases

Origin of see

1
before 900; Middle English seen, Old English sēon; cognate with Dutch zien, German sehen, Old Norse sjā, Gothic saihwan

SYNONYMS FOR see

5 comprehend, penetrate.
10 determine.
11 know, undergo.
18 accompany.

OTHER WORDS FROM see

see·a·ble, adjectivesee·a·ble·ness, nounun·see·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for seeing (1 of 3)

seeing
/ (ˈsiːɪŋ) /

noun

the sense or faculty of sight; vision
astronomy the quality of the observing conditions (especially the turbulence of the atmosphere) during an astronomical observation

conjunction

(subordinating often foll by that) in light of the fact (that); inasmuch as; since

usage for seeing

The use of seeing as how as in seeing as (how) the bus is always late, I don't need to hurry is generally thought to be incorrect or non-standard

British Dictionary definitions for seeing (2 of 3)

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 seeing (3 of 3)

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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Idioms and Phrases with seeing

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