Textual thesaurus for "see"

(verb) understand, realise, realize

perceive (an idea or situation) mentally

Now I see!; I just can't see your point; Does she realize how important this decision is?; I don't understand the idea

(verb) learn, pick up, find out, discover, get a line, get wind, get word, hear

get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally

I learned that she has two grown-up children; I see that you have been promoted

(verb) construe, interpret

make sense of; assign a meaning to

What message do you see in this letter?; How do you interpret his behavior?

(verb) control, assure, ascertain, insure, check, ensure, see to it

be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something

He verified that the valves were closed; See that the curtains are closed; control the quality of the product

(verb) reckon, regard, consider, view

deem to be

She views this quite differently from me; I consider her to be shallow; I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do

(verb) learn, determine, ascertain, check, watch, find out

find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort

I want to see whether she speaks French; See whether it works; find out if he speaks Russian; Check whether the train leaves on time

(verb) figure, envision, fancy, project, picture, image, visualise, visualize

imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind

I can't see him on horseback!; I can see what will happen; I can see a risk in this strategy

(verb) meet, run across, run into, come across, encounter

come together

I'll probably see you at the meeting; How nice to see you again!

(verb) escort

accompany or escort

I'll see you to the door

(verb) go through, experience

go or live through

We had many trials to go through; he saw action in Viet Nam

(verb) find, witness

perceive or be contemporaneous with

We found Republicans winning the offices; You'll see a lot of cheating in this school; The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions; I want to see results

(verb) examine

observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect

The customs agent examined the baggage; I must see your passport before you can enter the country

(verb) watch, view, take in, catch

see or watch

view a show on television; This program will be seen all over the world; view an exhibition; Catch a show on Broadway; see a movie

(verb) date, go out, go steady

date regularly; have a steady relationship with

Did you know that she is seeing an older man?; He is dating his former wife again!

(verb) visit

go to see a place, as for entertainment

We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning

(verb) attend, take care, look

take charge of or deal with

Could you see about lunch?; I must attend to this matter; She took care of this business