see off

phrasal verb
saw off; seen off; seeing off; sees off

Definition of see off

1 : to go to an airport, train station, etc., with (someone who is leaving) in order to say goodbye She saw her son off at the train station.
2 British : to chase or force (someone) away from a place The police finally saw them off.
3 British : to defeat or stop (an enemy, opponent, etc.) They saw off the opposition.

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“See off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/see%20off. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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