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(1):

(v. i.) 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.

(2):

(v. t.) To fall in with; to have intercourse or communication with; hence, to have knowledge or experience of; as, to see military service.

(3):

(v. t.) To have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit; as, to go to see a friend.

(4):

(v. t.) To follow with the eyes, or as with the eyes; to watch; to regard attentivelly; to look after.

(5):

(v. t.) 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.

(6):

(v. i.) Figuratively: To have intellectual apprehension; to perceive; to know; to understand; to discern; - often followed by a preposition, as through, or into.

(7):

(v. i.) To be attentive; to take care; to give heed; - generally with to; as, to see to the house.

(8):

(v. t.) 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.

(9):

(n.) A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised.

(10):

(v. t.) To accompany in person; to escort; to wait upon; as, to see one home; to see one aboard the cars.

(11):

(n.) 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.

(12):

(v. t.) In poker and similar games at cards, to meet (a bet), or to equal the bet of (a player), by staking the same sum.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'See'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/s/see.html. 1828.

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