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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.Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way

(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.Responding to an attack
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