- 1to perceive with the eyes
- 2to understand or comprehend something
- 3to meet or visit someone
- 4to watch a movie, play, or other performance
Using see: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "see" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
I can see the mountains in the distance.
I see what you mean.
Let's go see a movie tonight.
I'm going to see my grandmother this weekend.
see Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using see
Whenever someone insults her, she sees red and starts yelling.
He got hit in the head with a baseball and saw stars for a few seconds.
It's important to see the big picture when making decisions that affect a lot of people.
Phrases with see
We don't always see eye to eye on everything, but we respect each other's opinions.
We're not sure if the weather will be good enough for a picnic, so we'll just have to wait and see.
After months of struggling with the math problem, I finally saw the light and was able to solve it.
Origins of see
from Old English 'seon'
Summary: see in Brief
The verb 'see' [siː] refers to perceiving with the eyes, understanding something, meeting or visiting someone, and watching a performance. It is used in phrases like 'see eye to eye,' meaning agreement, and idioms like 'see red,' meaning anger. Informally, 'see' can be replaced with 'check out' or 'catch a glimpse of.'