see /siː/ verb (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen)
EYES [I, T] › to notice people and things with your eyes: Have you seen Jo? Turn the light on so I can see. UNDERSTAND [I, T] › to understand something: I see what you mean. I don't see why I should go. MEET [T] › to meet or visit someone: I'm seeing Peter tonight. You should see a doctor. WATCH [T] › to watch a film, television programme, etc: Did you see that film last night? INFORMATION [T] › to find out information: [+ question word] I'll just see what time the train gets in. IMAGINE [T] › to imagine or think about something or someone in a particular way: I just can't see him as a father. BELIEVE [T] › to believe that something will happen: I can't see us finishing on time. HAPPEN [T] › to be the time or place where something happens: This decade has seen huge technological advances.
see that › If you ask someone to see that something happens, you want them to make sure it happens: Could you see that everyone gets a copy of this letter?
see sb home/to the station, etc › to go somewhere with someone, especially to make sure they are safe: Let me see you home.
I'll/we'll see › used to say that you will make a decision about something later: "Dad, can I have a guitar?" "We'll see."