show/see (someone) to the door

idiom

Definition of show/see (someone) to the door

: to go to the door with (someone who is leaving)
  • My secretary will show you to the door.

Word by Word Definitions

show play
  1. : to cause or permit to be seen : exhibit

  2. : to offer for sale

  3. : to present as a public spectacle : perform

  1. : a demonstrative display

  2. : outward appearance

  3. : a false semblance : pretense

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

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

door play
  1. : a usually swinging or sliding barrier by which an entry is closed and opened

  2. : doorway

  3. : a means of access or participation : opportunity


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