Webster 1913 Edition
A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised.
Jove laughed on Venus from his sovereign
The seat of episcopal power; a diocese; the jurisdiction of a bishop;
seeof New York
The seat of an archbishop; a province or jurisdiction of an archbishop;
as, an archiepiscopal.
The seat, place, or office of the pope, or Roman pontiff;
as, the papal.
The pope or his court at Rome;
as, to appeal to the.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To perceive by the eye; to have knowledge of the existence and apparent qualities of by the organs of sight; to behold; to descry; to view.
I will now turn aside, and
seethis great sight.
Ex. iii. 3.
To perceive by mental vision; to form an idea or conception of; to note with the mind; to observe; to discern; to distinguish; to understand; to comprehend; to ascertain.
Go, I pray thee,
seewhether it be well with thy brethren.
Gen. xxxvii. 14.
sawthat he answered discreetly.
Mark xii. 34.
Who’s so gross
seethnot this palpable device?
To follow with the eyes, or as with the eyes; to watch; to regard attentively; to look after.
I had a mind to
seehim out, and therefore did not care for contradicting him.
To have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit;
as, to go to.
And Samuel came no more to
seeSaul until the day of his death.
1 Sam. xv. 35.
To fall in with; to meet or associate with; to have intercourse or communication with; hence, to have knowledge or experience of;
Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us, and the years wherein we have
Ps. xc. 15.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, if a man keep my saying, he shall never
John viii. 51.
Improvement in wisdom and prudence by
To accompany in person; to escort; to wait upon;
seeone home; to
seeone aboard the cars
God you see(or
God him seeor
God me see, etc.)
God keep you (him, me, etc.) in his sight; God protect you.
To see (anything) out,
to see (it) to the end; to be present at, work at, or attend, to the end.–
To see stars,
to see flashes of light, like stars; – sometimes the result of concussion of the head.
To see (one) through,
to help, watch, or guard (one) to the end of a course or an undertaking.
To have the power of sight, or of perceiving by the proper organs; to possess or employ the sense of vision;
Whereas I was blind, now I
John ix. 25.
Figuratively: To have intellectual apprehension; to perceive; to know; to understand; to discern; – often followed by a preposition, as through, or into.
For judgment I am come into this world, that they which
see; and that they which
seemight be made blind.
John ix. 39.
Many sagacious persons will find us out, . . . and
seethrough all our fine pretensions.
To be attentive; to take care; to give heed; – generally with to;
seeto the house
Seethat ye fall not out by the way.
Gen. xlv. 24.
☞ Let me see, Let us see, are used to express consideration, or to introduce the particular consideration of a subject, or some scheme or calculation.
Cassio's a proper man,
To get his place.
let me seenow, -
To get his place.
☞ See is sometimes used in the imperative for look, or behold. “See. see! upon the banks of Boyne he stands.”
To see about a thing,
to pay attention to it; to consider it.–
To see on,
to look at.
[Obs.]“She was full more blissful on to see.”
To see to.
To look at; to behold; to view.
[Obs.]“An altar by Jordan, a great altar to see to”
Josh. xxii. 10.
To take care about; to look after;
to see toa fire
Webster 1828 Edition
1. The seat of episcopal power; a diocese; the jurisdiction of a bishop.