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English definition of “see sb off”

see sb off

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

(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.
(Definition of see sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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