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see

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of see

  1. 1 to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes out of the corner of my eye I saw the deer run into the woods Synonyms of see behold, catch, descry, discern, distinguish, espy, eye, look (at), note, notice, observe, perceive, regard, remark, sight, spot, spy, view, witness Words Related to see identify, make out, pick out, pick up; attend (to), consider, heed, mark, mind; study, watch; examine, inspect, scan, scrutinize, survey; glance (at), glimpse, peer (at) Phrases get a load of [slang], lay eyes on, set eyes on Near Antonyms of see disregard, ignore, neglect, overpass, pass over; miss, overlook

  2. 2 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it a writer who saw World War II through the eyes of a common soldier Synonyms of see endure, feel, have, know, pass, experience, suffer, sustain, taste, undergo, witnessWords Related to see encounter, meet; accept, receive; assimilate, digest

  3. 3 to come to an awareness of I bought the best seller just to see what all the fuss was about Synonyms of see ascertain, catch on (to), find out, get on (to), hear, learn, realize, discover, wise (up)Words Related to see hit (on or upon), tumble (to); descry, detect, encounter, espy, discover, spot; calculate, dope (out), figure out, find, puzzle (out); discern, mind, note, observe, perceive; divineNear Antonyms of see miss, overlook; disregard, ignore; forget, unlearn; blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, enshroud, hide, mask, occult, screen, shroud, veil

  4. 4 to have a vague awareness of I see a certain sadness in his letters to his relatives back home Synonyms of see perceive, scent, feel, sense, smell, tasteWords Related to see behold, descry, discern, distinguish, espy, eye, look (at), note, notice, observe, perceive, regard, remark, sight, spy, view, witness; ascertain, catch on (to), discover, find out, hear, learn, realize; anticipate, divine, expect, foreknow, foresee; assume, conjecture, guess, presume, speculate, suppose, surmise, suspect

  5. 5 to make a social call upon you should go and see Father at the hospital this afternoon Synonyms of see call (on or upon), drop in (on), visitWords Related to see look up, seek (out); drop byNear Antonyms of see brush (aside or off), cold-shoulder, ignore, snub

  6. 6 to have a clear idea of I see your point Synonyms of see appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, catch on (to), cognize, compass, conceive, cotton (to or on to), decipher, decode, dig, discern, get, grasp, grok, intuit, know, make, make out, perceive, recognize, register, savvy, comprehend, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, understandWords Related to see absorb, digest, take in; realize; fathom, penetrate, pierceNear Antonyms of see misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misperceive, misread, mistake, misunderstandAntonyms of see miss

  7. 7 to go along with in order to provide assistance, protection, or companionship thanks for coming, and I'll see you to the door Synonyms of see attend, chaperone (or chaperon), companion, company, convoy, escort, accompany, squireWords Related to see walk; associate, consort, pal (around), team (up); defend, guard, protect; bring, conduct, guide, lead, pilot, steer, usher; follow, shadow, tag, tag along, tail; hang (around), hover (over)Near Antonyms of see abandon, desert, ditch, dump, forsake

  8. 8 to form a mental picture of I can't see that spoiled brat as a soldier at all Synonyms of see conceit [chiefly dialect], conceive, conjure (up), dream, envisage, envision, fancy, fantasize, fantasy, feature, ideate, image, picture, imagine, vision, visualizeWords Related to see daydream, stargaze; hallucinate; re-create, reflect, relive, reminisce; contemplate, meditate, muse, ponder, ruminate; concoct, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, plan, project; foresee, prefigure


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