see

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see is part of the Basic English 850.
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see is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
see

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
see

Third person singular
sees

Simple past
saw

Past participle
seen

Present participle
seeing

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A person sees with their eyes.
  1. You see something when you look at it with your eyes.
    She turned her head up and saw clouds in the sky.
    I can't see the words in this book because the writing is too small and I don't have my glasses.

Noun[change]

Singular
see

Plural
sees

  1. A diocese; a region of a church, generally headed by a bishop, an archbishop or a cardinal
  2. The office of a bishop or archbishop or cardinal.
    Venice is the see of a cardinal.
    The Pope is the bishop of the see of Rome.