Translation of "see" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /siː/ us /si/ present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen

A1 to notice people and things with your eyes

Have you seen Molly?
Turn the light on so I can see.

A1 to meet or visit someone

quedar con
I’m seeing Peter tonight.

A2 to watch a movie, television programme, etc.

Did you see that documentary last night?

B1 to understand something

I see what you mean.
I don’t see why I have to go.

to find out information

I’ll just see what time the train gets in.

to imagine or think about something or someone in a particular way

She didn’t see / herself as brave.
see you! informal

A1 used for saying goodbye

¡hasta luego!
see you later, soon, tomorrow, etc.

A1 used for saying goodbye to someone you are going to meet again later, soon, tomorrow, etc.

hasta luego, pronto, mañana, etc.
I’ll see you later!
I’ll/we’ll see

used to say that you will make a decision about something later

ya veré/veremos
‘Dad, can I have a guitar?’ ‘We’ll see.’

(Translation of “see” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /siː/ (past tense saw /soː/, past participle seen)

to have the power of sight

After six years of blindness, he found he could see.

to be aware of by means of the eye

I can see her in the garden.

to look at

Did you see that play on television?

to have a picture in the mind

ver, imaginarse
I see many difficulties ahead.

to understand

comprender, entender, ver
She didn’t see the point of the joke.

to investigate

Leave this here and I’ll see what I can do for you.

to meet

I’ll see you at the usual time.

to accompany

I’ll see you home.
see about phrasal verb

to attend to, or deal with

arreglar, organizar
I’ll see about this tomorrow.
Seeing Eye Dog noun

(trademark ) (American ) a dog that is trained to guide a blind person; guide dog

Perro Guía
seeing that

since; considering that

teniendo en cuenta que
Seeing that he’s ill, he’s unlikely to come.
see off phrasal verb

to accompany (a person starting on a journey) to the airport, train station etc from which he is to leave

He saw me off at the station.
see out phrasal verb

to last longer than

durar, sobrevivir
These old trees will see us all out.
see through phrasal verb

to give support to (a person, plan etc) until the end is reached

terminar, llevar a buen término
I’d like to see the job through.

not to be deceived by (a person, trick etc)

calar (a), verle el plumero (a), no dejarse engañar
We soon saw through him and his little plan.
see to phrasal verb

to attend to or deal with

atender a, ocuparse de, encargarse de
I must see to the baby.
I/we etc will see

I, we etc shall wait and consider the matter later

ya se verá
’Can I have a new bicycle?’ ’We’ll see.

(Translation of “see” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)