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It Has 3 letters ( s e e )         2 vowels ( e e )         1 consonants ( s )         Word on the contrary ees

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* (UK) enPR: sē, IPA(key): /siː/ * (US) enPR: sē, IPA(key): /si/ * Rhymes: -iː * Homophones: C, cee, sea

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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _seen_, from Old English _sēon_ (“to see, look, behold, perceive, observe, discern, understand, know”), from Proto-Germanic _*sehwaną_ (“to see”), from Proto-Indo-European _*sekʷ-_ (“to see, notice”). Cognate with West Frisian _sjen_ (“to see”), Dutch _zien_ (“to see”), Low German _sehn_, German _sehen_ (“to see”), Danish and Swedish _se_ (“to see”), and more distantly with Latin _sīgnum_ (“sign, token”), Albanian _shih_ (“look at, see”) imp. of _shoh_ (“to see”). VERB SEE (_third-person singular simple present_ SEES, _present participle_ SEEING, _simple past_ SAW, _past participle_ SEEN) * To perceive or detect with the eyes, or as if by sight. * To witness or observe by personal experience. _Now I've SEEN it all!  Michael SAW Will off at the train station._ _I have been blind since birth and I love to read Braille. When the books arrive in from the library, I can’t wait to SEE what stories they have sent me._ _I SAW military service in Vietnam._ * Bible, John viii. 51 Verily, verily, I say unto you, if a man keep my saying, he shall never SEE death. * To form a mental picture of. * (figuratively) To understand. _Do you SEE what I mean?_ * To come to a realization of having been mistaken or misled. _They're blind to the damage they do, but someday they'll SEE._ * (social) To meet, to visit. * To have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit. _to go to SEE a friend_ * Bible, 1 Samuel xv. 35 And Samuel came no more to SEE Saul until the day of his death. * To date frequently. _I've been SEEING her for two months_ * (by extension) To ensure that something happens, especially while witnessing it. _I'll SEE you hang for this!  I SAW that they didn't make any more trouble._ * (gambling) To respond to another player's bet with a bet of equal value. _I'll SEE your twenty dollars and raise you ten._ * (sometimes mystical) To foresee, predict, or prophesy. _The oracle SAW the destruction of the city._ * To determine by trial or experiment; to find out (_if_ or _whether_). _I'll come over later and SEE if I can fix your computer._ * (_used in the imperative_) Used to emphasise a proposition. _You SEE Johnny, your Dad isn't your real dad._ SYNONYMS * (perceive with the eyes): behold, descry, espy, observe, view * (understand): follow, get, understand DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * look * sight * watch

From Middle English seen, from Old English sēon (to see, look, behold, perceive, observe, discern, understand, know), from Proto-Germanic *sehwaną (to see), from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to see, notice). Cognate with West Frisian sjen (to see), Dutch zien (to see), Low German sehn, German sehen (to see), Danish and Swedish se (to see), and more distantly with Latin sīgnum (sign, token), Albanian shih (look at, see) imp. of shoh (to see).

Verb

see (third-person singular simple present sees, present participle seeing, simple past saw, past participle seen)

  1. To perceive or detect with the eyes, or as if by sight.
    1. To witness or observe by personal experience.
      Now I've seen it all!  Michael saw Will off at the train station.
      I have been blind since birth and I love to read Braille. When the books arrive in from the library, I can’t wait to see what stories they have sent me.
      I saw military service in Vietnam.
  2. To form a mental picture of.
    1. (figuratively) To understand.
      Do you see what I mean?
    2. To come to a realization of having been mistaken or misled.
      They're blind to the damage they do, but someday they'll see.
  3. (social) To meet, to visit.
    1. To have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit.
      to go to see a friend
    2. To date frequently.
      I've been seeing her for two months
  4. (by extension) To ensure that something happens, especially while witnessing it.
    I'll see you hang for this!  I saw that they didn't make any more trouble.
  5. (gambling) To respond to another player's bet with a bet of equal value.
    I'll see your twenty dollars and raise you ten.
  6. (sometimes mystical) To foresee, predict, or prophesy.
    The oracle saw the destruction of the city.
  7. To determine by trial or experiment; to find out (if or whether).
    I'll come over later and see if I can fix your computer.
  8. (used in the imperative) Used to emphasise a proposition.
    You see Johnny, your Dad isn't your real dad.
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Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Old French _sie_ (“seat, throne; town, capital; episcopal see”), from Latin _sedes_ (“seat”), referring to the bishop's throne or chair (compare _seat of power_) in the cathedral; related to the Latin verb _sedere_ (“to sit”). NOUN SEE (_plural_ SEES) * A diocese, archdiocese; a region of a church, generally headed by a bishop, _especially_ an archbishop. * The office of a bishop or archbishop; bishopric or archbishopric * A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised. * Spenser Jove laughed on Venus from his sovereign SEE. RELATED TERMS DERIVED TERMS * Holy See TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * cathedra * cathedral * chair * throne

From Old French sie (seat, throne; town, capital; episcopal see), from Latin sedes (seat), referring to the bishop's throne or chair (compare seat of power) in the cathedral; related to the Latin verb sedere (to sit).

Noun

see (plural sees)

  1. A diocese, archdiocese; a region of a church, generally headed by a bishop, especially an archbishop.
  2. The office of a bishop or archbishop; bishopric or archbishopric
  3. A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised.
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English - External Links

* SEE on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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English - Anagrams

* ees * ESE

Which the in categoryAFRIKAANS - ETYMOLOGY
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Afrikaans - Etymology

From Dutch _zee_.

From Dutch zee.

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Afrikaans - Noun

SEE (_plural_ SEË) * sea

see (plural seë)

  1. sea

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Estonian - Pronoun

SEE (_genitive_ SELLE, _partitive_ SEDA) * this * it DECLENSION

see (genitive selle, partitive seda)

  1. this
  2. it

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Finnish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): [ˈse̞ː] * Hyphenation: see

  • IPA(key): [ˈse̞ː]
  • Hyphenation: see

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Finnish - Alternative Forms

* cee

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Finnish - Noun

SEE * cee (The name of the Latin-script letter C/c.) DECLENSION USAGE NOTES * Speakers often use the corresponding forms of _c-kirjain_ ("letter C, letter c") instead of inflecting this word, especially in plural. The plural forms may get confused with _sei_ (“saithe”). SYNONYMS * c-kirjain

see

  1. cee (The name of the Latin-script letter C/c.)

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  • c-kirjain

Which the in categoryFRIULIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Friulian - Etymology

From the verb _seâ_. Compare Italian _sega_.

From the verb seâ. Compare Italian sega.

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Friulian - Noun

SEE f (_plural_ SEIS) * saw

see f (plural seis)

  1. saw

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Middle Dutch - Etymology

From Old Dutch _sēo_, from Proto-Germanic _*saiwiz_.

From Old Dutch sēo, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz.

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Middle Dutch - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /zeː/

  • IPA(key): /zeː/

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Middle Dutch - Noun

SÊE f, m (_stem_ SEW-) * sea DECLENSION DESCENDANTS * Dutch: zee

sêe f, m (stem sew-)

  1. sea

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Which the in categoryNORTH FRISIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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North Frisian - Etymology

From Old Frisian _sē_, from Proto-Germanic _*saiwiz_. Cognates include Dutch _zee_.

From Old Frisian , from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz. Cognates include Dutch zee.

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North Frisian - Noun

SEE m (_plural_ SEEN) * (Föhr-Amrum) lake

see m (plural seen)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) lake

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Tetum - Verb

SEE * to turn, to present

see

  1. to turn, to present

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West Frisian - Etymology

From Old Frisian _sē_, from Proto-Germanic _*saiwiz_. Compare English _sea_, Dutch _zee_, Low German and German _See_, Danish _sø_.

From Old Frisian , from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz. Compare English sea, Dutch zee, Low German and German See, Danish .

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West Frisian - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /seː/

  • IPA(key): /seː/

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West Frisian - Noun

SEE c * sea

see c

  1. sea


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