see sb off definition, meaning - what is see sb off in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “see sb off”

See all translations

see sb off

phrasal verb with see uk   us   /siː/ verb (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen)

(SAY GOODBYE)

B2 to go to the place that someone is leaving from in order to say goodbye to them: My parents saw me off at the airport.

(GET RID OF)

to send away someone who is attacking you or who is not wanted, usually forcefully: The caretaker ran out and saw off the boys who had been damaging the fence.
Translations of “see sb off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 送行, 爲(某人)送行…
in Russian провожать кого-либо…
in Turkish uğurlamak, yolcu etmek, uğurlamaya gitmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 送行, 为(某人)送行…
in Polish odprowadzać kogoś…
(Definition of see sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of see sb off?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “see sb off” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

half

either of two periods of time into which a game is divided

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More