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English definition of “see”

see

verb [T] (CONSIDER)    /siː/ (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen)
B2 to consider or think about, especially to think about someone or something in a particular way, or to imagine someone doing a particular activity: She didn't see herself as brave. It was easy to see the gift as a sort of bribe. [+ obj + -ing verb ] I can't see her accepting (= I don't think she will accept) the job in the present circumstances. As I see it/things/the situation, we'll have to get extra help. Try and see it my way - I'll be left without any help if you go to Edinburgh tomorrow.Thinking and contemplatingImagining and conceiving Grammar:SeeWe use the verb see to talk about using our eyes to be aware of what is around us:See more
(Definition of see verb (CONSIDER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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