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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to perceive by the eye
: to perceive or detect as if by sight
: to have experience of : undergo
: a cathedral town
: a seat of a bishop's office, power, or authority
: from a place or position
: away from land
: at a distance in space or time
: used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union
: to seaward of
: from the possession or charge of
: more removed or distant
: to go away : depart
: kill, murder
: office; officer; official
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