sightsee

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sight·see

 (sīt′sē′)
intr.v. sight·saw (-sô′), sight·seen (-sēn′), sight·see·ing, sight·sees
To tour sights of interest.

sight′se′er n.

sightsee

(ˈsaɪtˌsiː)
vb, -sees, -seeing, -saw or -seen
informal to visit the famous or interesting sights of (a place)
ˈsightˌseer n

sight•see

(ˈsaɪtˌsi)

v.i.
to go about seeing places and things of interest: In Rome, we only had two days to sightsee.
[1825–35]
sight′se`er, n.
usage: As a back formation from sightseeing, this verb has only a present tense and a present participle, by which various past and future tenses can be formed: We were/had been sightseeing all day. We will be sightseeing for the next two hours. These tenses are also commonly expressed by the phrase go sightseeing.

sightsee


Past participle: sightseen
Gerund: sightseeing

Imperative
sightsee
sightsee
Present
I sightsee
you sightsee
he/she/it sightsees
we sightsee
you sightsee
they sightsee
Preterite
I sightsaw
you sightsaw
he/she/it sightsaw
we sightsaw
you sightsaw
they sightsaw
Present Continuous
I am sightseeing
you are sightseeing
he/she/it is sightseeing
we are sightseeing
you are sightseeing
they are sightseeing
Present Perfect
I have sightseen
you have sightseen
he/she/it has sightseen
we have sightseen
you have sightseen
they have sightseen
Past Continuous
I was sightseeing
you were sightseeing
he/she/it was sightseeing
we were sightseeing
you were sightseeing
they were sightseeing
Past Perfect
I had sightseen
you had sightseen
he/she/it had sightseen
we had sightseen
you had sightseen
they had sightseen
Future
I will sightsee
you will sightsee
he/she/it will sightsee
we will sightsee
you will sightsee
they will sightsee
Future Perfect
I will have sightseen
you will have sightseen
he/she/it will have sightseen
we will have sightseen
you will have sightseen
they will have sightseen
Future Continuous
I will be sightseeing
you will be sightseeing
he/she/it will be sightseeing
we will be sightseeing
you will be sightseeing
they will be sightseeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sightseeing
you have been sightseeing
he/she/it has been sightseeing
we have been sightseeing
you have been sightseeing
they have been sightseeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sightseeing
you will have been sightseeing
he/she/it will have been sightseeing
we will have been sightseeing
you will have been sightseeing
they will have been sightseeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sightseeing
you had been sightseeing
he/she/it had been sightseeing
we had been sightseeing
you had been sightseeing
they had been sightseeing
Conditional
I would sightsee
you would sightsee
he/she/it would sightsee
we would sightsee
you would sightsee
they would sightsee
Past Conditional
I would have sightseen
you would have sightseen
he/she/it would have sightseen
we would have sightseen
you would have sightseen
they would have sightseen
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sightsee - visit famous or interesting sights
travel to, visit - go to certain places as for sightseeing; "Did you ever visit Paris?"