Words nearby seen
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH seenscene seen
Definition for seen (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
Examples from the Web for seen
It was seen by a small delegation of star-struck prelates and dignitaries who later described the film as “moving.”Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Dora is seen getting dressed as a mermaid by a cursor being manned by some omniscient game player.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The choice between freedom and fear is not difficult when seen with perspective.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I've seen video of that satirical guide to SXSW in 1998 where you asked a bunch of bands odd questions.
Our fans have seen all our sketches, so we wanted to give them something a little deeper about each character.
By October 20 many of the nests were complete, and the hens sat in them, though no eggs were to be seen yet.Antarctic Penguins|George Murray Levick
Just as Persia has its Ruths gleaning in the fields, so also Rebekah with her water pot may be seen daily.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
A few days later Mr. Waters again disappeared and was not seen for two months.The Witch of Salem|John R. Musick
If you have ever seen a stranger group than we were, I should be glad to hear of it.Ravenshoe|Henry Kingsley
A slight figure could be seen immediately above the bulwark on the land side.Lochinvar|S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for seen (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for seen (2 of 3)
verb sees, seeing, saw or seen
Derived forms of seeseeable, adjective
Word Origin for see
British Dictionary definitions for seen (3 of 3)
Word Origin for see
Idioms and Phrases with seen
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.