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English definition of “see”

see

verb [T usually + adv/prep] (GO WITH)    /siː/ (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen)
to take someone somewhere by going there with them: He saw his visitors to the door. Her friends saw her home. The security guard saw the protesters off the premises.Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way 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 (GO WITH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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