see (something) in (something or someone)

phrasal verb

Definition of see (something) in (something or someone)

: to notice or perceive (something good or attractive) in (someone or something)
  • I think their plan is crazy, but he apparently sees something in it.
  • I can't understand what she sees in him.

Word by Word Definitions

see play
  1. : to perceive by the eye

  2. : to perceive or detect as if by sight

  3. : to have experience of : undergo

  1. : cathedra

  2. : a cathedral town

  3. : a seat of a bishop's office, power, or authority

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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