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see

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of see

  1. 1 to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes <out of the corner of my eye I saw the deer run into the woods> Synonyms behold, catch, descry, discern, distinguish, espy, eye, look (at), note, notice, observe, perceive, regard, remark, sight, spot, spy, view, witness Related Words identify, make out, pick out, pick up; attend (to), consider, heed, mark, mind; study, watch; examine, inspect, scan, scrutinize, survey; glance (at), glimpse, peer (at) Phrases get a load of [slang], lay eyes on, set eyes on Near Antonyms disregard, ignore, neglect, overpass, pass over; miss, overlook

  2. 2 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it <a writer who saw World War II through the eyes of a common soldier> Synonyms endure, feel, have, know, pass, experience, suffer, sustain, taste, undergo, witnessRelated Words encounter, meet; accept, receive; assimilate, digest

  3. 3 to come to an awareness of <I bought the best seller just to see what all the fuss was about> Synonyms ascertain, catch on (to), find out, get on (to), hear, learn, realize, discover, wise (up)Related Words hit (on or upon), tumble (to); descry, detect, encounter, espy, discover, spot; calculate, dope (out), figure out, find, puzzle (out); discern, mind, note, observe, perceive; divineNear Antonyms miss, overlook; disregard, ignore; forget, unlearn; blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, enshroud, hide, mask, occult, screen, shroud, veil

  4. 4 to have a vague awareness of <I see a certain sadness in his letters to his relatives back home> Synonyms perceive, scent, feel, sense, smell, tasteRelated Words behold, descry, discern, distinguish, espy, eye, look (at), note, notice, observe, perceive, regard, remark, sight, spy, view, witness; ascertain, catch on (to), discover, find out, hear, learn, realize; anticipate, divine, expect, foreknow, foresee; assume, conjecture, guess, presume, speculate, suppose, surmise, suspect

  5. 5 to make a social call upon <you should go and see Father at the hospital this afternoon> Synonyms call (on or upon), drop in (on), visitRelated Words look up, seek (out); drop byNear Antonyms brush (aside or off), cold-shoulder, ignore, snub

  6. 6 to have a clear idea of <I see your point> Synonyms appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, catch on (to), cognize, compass, conceive, cotton (to or on to), decipher, decode, dig, discern, get, grasp, grok, intuit, know, make, make out, perceive, recognize, register, savvy, comprehend, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, understandRelated Words absorb, digest, take in; realize; fathom, penetrate, pierceNear Antonyms misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misperceive, misread, mistake, misunderstandAntonyms miss

  7. 7 to go along with in order to provide assistance, protection, or companionship <thanks for coming, and I'll see you to the door> Synonyms attend, chaperone (or chaperon), companion, company, convoy, escort, accompany, squireRelated Words walk; associate, consort, pal (around), team (up); defend, guard, protect; bring, conduct, guide, lead, pilot, steer, usher; follow, shadow, tag, tag along, tail; hang (around), hover (over)Near Antonyms abandon, desert, ditch, dump, forsake

  8. 8 to form a mental picture of <I can't see that spoiled brat as a soldier at all> Synonyms conceit [chiefly dialect], conceive, conjure (up), dream, envisage, envision, fancy, fantasize, fantasy, feature, ideate, image, picture, imagine, vision, visualizeRelated Words daydream, stargaze; hallucinate; re-create, reflect, relive, reminisce; contemplate, meditate, muse, ponder, ruminate; concoct, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, plan, project; foresee, prefigure




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