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Definition of see:

  1. A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised.
  2. Figuratively: To have intellectual apprehension; to perceive; to know; to understand; to discern; - often followed by a preposition, as through, or into.
  3. In poker and similar games at cards, to meet ( a bet), or to equal the bet of ( a player), by staking the same sum.
  4. Specifically: ( a) The seat of episcopal power; a diocese; the jurisdiction of a bishop; as, the see of New York. ( b) The seat of an archibishop; a province or jurisdiction of an archibishop; as, an archiepiscopal see. ( c) The seat, place, or office of the pope, or Roman pontiff; as, the papal see. ( d) The pope or his court at Rome; as, to appeal to the see of Rome.
  5. To accompany in person; to escort; to wait upon; as, to see one home; to see one aboard the cars.
  6. To be attentive; to take care; to give heed; - generally with to; as, to see to the house.
  7. To fall in with; to have intercourse or communication with; hence, to have knowledge or experience of; as, to see military service.
  8. To follow with the eyes, or as with the eyes; to watch; to regard attentivelly; to look after.
  9. To have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit; as, to go to see a friend.
  10. To have the power of sight, or of perceiving by the proper organs; to possess or employ the sense of vision; as, he sees distinctly.
  11. To perceive by mental vision; to form an idea or conception of; to note with the mind; to observe; to discern; to distinguish; to understand; to comprehend; to ascertain.
  12. To perceive by the eye; to have knowledge of the existence and apparent qualities of by the organs of sight; to behold; to descry; to view.


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