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seeing

conjunction see·ing \ ˈsē-iŋ \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of seeing

:inasmuch as often used with as or that

Examples of seeing in a Sentence

  1. seeing as we're already running late, there's no reason to waste any more time

First Known Use of seeing

1503

seeing Synonyms

Synonyms
as, as long as, because, being (as or as how or that) [chiefly dialect], 'cause, considering, for, inasmuch as, now, since, whereas

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seeing

noun

Definition of seeing

:the quality of the images of celestial bodies observed telescopically

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First Known Use of seeing

1903




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