See

See

, v. i. 1. To have the power of sight, or of perceiving by the proper organs; to possess or employ the sense of vision; as, he sees distinctly.
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Whereas I was blind, now I see.
John ix. 25.
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2. Figuratively: To have intellectual apprehension; to perceive; to know; to understand; to discern; -- often followed by a preposition, as through, or into.
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For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.
John ix. 39.
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Many sagacious persons will find us out, . . . and see through all our fine pretensions.
Tillotson.
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3. To be attentive; to take care; to give heed; -- generally with to; as, to see to the house.
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See that ye fall not out by the way.
Gen. xlv. 24.
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Let me see, Let us see, are used to express consideration, or to introduce the particular consideration of a subject, or some scheme or calculation.
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Cassio's a proper man, let me see now, -
To get his place.
Shak.
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See is sometimes used in the imperative for look, or behold. "See. see! upon the banks of Boyne he stands." Halifax.
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To see about a thing, to pay attention to it; to consider it. -- To see on, to look at. [Obs.] "She was full more blissful on to see." Chaucer. -- To see to. (a) To look at; to behold; to view. [Obs.] "An altar by Jordan, a great altar to see to" Josh. xxii. 10. (b) To take care about; to look after; as, to see to a fire.
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