see


see
v.

1) (d; intr.) to see about, after ('to take care of') (to see about an important matter)

2) (d; tr.) to see as ('to visualize'); ('to consider acceptable') (I can't see them as members of our organization; can you see him as Hamlet?)

3) (d; tr.) ('to find attractive') to see in (what does she see in him?)

4) (d; tr.) to see of ('to encounter') (we haven't seen much of you recently; you haven't seen the last of them)

5) (d; intr.) to see through ('to comprehend') (she saw through the scheme immediately)

6) (d; tr.) to see through ('to assist, guide') (to see a book through the press; they saw me through my period of grief)

7) (d; tr.) ('to accompany') to see to (she saw him to the door)

8) (d; intr.) to see to ('to attend to') (I had to see to the arrangements)

9) (d; tr.) to see (through) to ('to be sufficient for') (this money will have to see us through to the end of the month)

10) (I) we saw him enter the building

11) (J) we saw him entering the building

12) (L) ('to perceive') they saw that further resistance was hopeless

13) (L) ('to make certain') see that you get there on time

14) (N; used with a past participle) ('to watch') we saw the play performed in New York

15) (Q) ('to perceive') I could not see how the trick is done

16) (P; tr.) ('to accompany') I'll see you home

17) (misc.) they are seeing each other regularly ('they are dating each other'); I see by the newspapers that...

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[siː]
after (to see about an important matter; 'to take care of')
(0) ('to perceive') 1 could not see how the trick is done
(I) we saw him enter the building
(J) we saw him entering the building
(L) ('to make certain') see that you get there on time
(L) ('to perceive') they saw that further resistance was hopeless
(N; used with a past participle) ('to watch') we saw the play performed in New York
(P; tr.) ('to accompany') I'll see you home
(d; intr.) to see about
see by the newspapers that. . .
(misc.) they are seeing each other regularly ('they are dating each other')
(d; tr.) to see as ('to visualize')
(d; intr.) to see to (I had to see to the arrangements; 'to attend to')
(d; tr.) ('to accompany') to see to (she saw him to the door)
(d; intr.) to see through (she saw through the scheme immediately; 'to comprehend')
(d; tr.) to see (through) to (this money will have to see us through to the end of the month; 'to be sufficient for')
(d; tr.) to see through (to see a book through the press; they saw me through my period of grief; 'to assist, guide')
(d; tr.) to see of (we haven't seen much of you recently; you haven't seen the last of them; 'to encounter')
(d; tr.) ('to find attractive') to see in (what does she see in him?)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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