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seen

 (sēn)
v.
Past participle of see1.

seen

(siːn)
vb
the past participle of see1

see1

(si)

v. saw, seen, see•ing. v.t.
1. to perceive with the eyes; look at.
2. to view; visit or attend as a spectator.
3. to perceive (things) mentally; understand.
4. to construct a mental image of; visualize.
5. to accept or imagine as acceptable: I can't see him as president.
6. to be cognizant of; recognize: to see one's mistake.
7. to scan or view, esp. by electronic means.
8. to foresee: He doesn't see us in a war.
9. to ascertain; find out: See who is at the door.
10. to have knowledge or experience of: to see service in the Peace Corps.
11. to make sure: See that the door is locked.
12. to meet and converse with.
13. to receive as a visitor.
14. to visit.
15. to court or date frequently.
16. to help or assist: He's seeing his brother through college.
17. to escort or accompany: to see someone home.
18. to match (a bet) or match the bet of (a bettor) by staking an equal sum; call: I'll see your five and raise you five.
19. to read or read about.
v.i.
20. to have the power of sight.
21. to understand intellectually or spiritually; have insight.
22. to pay attention; heed: See, here it comes.
23. to find out; ascertain: See for yourself.
24. to think; consider: Let me see, what was his name?
25. see about,
a. to inquire about; investigate.
b. Also, see after. to attend to; take care of.
26. see off, to accompany (someone about to go on a journey) to the place of departure.
27. see out,
a. to work on until completion; finish; see through.
b. to escort to an outer door.
28. see through,
a. to ascertain the true nature of, esp. to detect the sham or treachery in.
b. to remain with until completion; see out.
29. see to, to take care of; attend to; see about: to see to the travel arrangements.
Idioms:
see red, Informal. to become enraged.
[before 900; Old English sēon, c. Old Frisian siā, Old Saxon, Old High German sehan, Old Norse sjā, Gothic saihwan]
see′a•ble, adj.
syn: See watch.

see2

(si)

n.
the seat, center of authority, office, or jurisdiction of a bishop.
[1250–1300; Middle English se(e) < Old French se (variant of sie) < Latin sēdes seat]
Translations

see1

(siː) past tense saw (soː) : past participle seen verb
1. to have the power of sight. After six years of blindness, he found he could see.
2. to be aware of by means of the eye. I can see her in the garden.
3. to look at. Did you see that play on television?
4. to have a picture in the mind. I see many difficulties ahead.
5. to understand. She didn't see the point of the joke.
6. to investigate. Leave this here and I'll see what I can do for you.
7. to meet. I'll see you at the usual time.
8. to accompany. I'll see you home.
see about
to attend to, or deal with. I'll see about this tomorrow.
seeing that
since; considering that. Seeing that he's ill, he's unlikely to come.
see off
to accompany (a person starting on a journey) to the airport, railway station etc from which he is to leave. He saw me off at the station.
see out
to last longer than. These old trees will see us all out.
see through
1. to give support to (a person, plan etc) until the end is reached. I'd like to see the job through.
2. not to be deceived by (a person, trick etc). We soon saw through him and his little plan.
see to
to attend to or deal with. I must see to the baby.
I/we etc will see
I, we etc shall wait and consider the matter later. `May I have a new bicycle?' `We'll see.

seen

a. pp. de to see, visto-a.

seen

pp de see
References in classic literature ?
muttered Jo, rolling her eyes and clutching at the air, as she had seen a famous tragedian do.
I'll not ask him about his hands," he thought, touched by the memory of the terror he had seen in the man's eyes.
On Professor Bumper's face there was, plainly to be seen, a look of expectation, and it seemed to be shared by Mr.
Martha Endell - side by side with whom, he would not have seen his dear niece, Ham had told me, for all the treasures wrecked in the sea.
Both in going and returning, I had seen the signal in his window, All well.
I suspected,' said the King, 'that Ring was not quite useless; never have I seen such a day's work.
I'll hold my tongue," said Sancho, "but how am I to take it patiently when your worship wants me, with only once seeing the house of our mistress, to know always, and find it in the middle of the night, when your worship can't find it, who must have seen it thousands of times?
He lost the track, however, on the stony ground beyond the stream where I had seen the Beast Man drinking, and went wandering aimlessly westward shouting Moreau's name.
They had seen me, and their faces were directed towards me.
It was seen early in the morning, rushing over Winchester eastward, a line of flame high in the atmosphere.
Dantes waited only to get breath, and then dived, in order to avoid being seen.
Are you all this time trying to find your way home from Troy, and have you never yet got back to Ithaca nor seen your wife in your own house?