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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  1. perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight; "You have to be a good observer to see all the details"; "Can you see the bird in that tree?"; "He is blind--he cannot see"
  2. 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"
    Synonym(s): understand, realize, realise, see
  3. 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"
    Synonym(s): witness, find, see
  4. 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"
    Synonym(s): visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image
  5. 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"
    Synonym(s): see, consider, reckon, view, regard
  6. 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"
    Synonym(s): learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see
  7. 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"
    Synonym(s): watch, view, see, catch, take in
  8. come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
    Synonym(s): meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see
  9. 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"
    Synonym(s): determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn
  10. 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"
    Synonym(s): see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure
  11. go to see for professional or business reasons; "You should see a lawyer"; "We had to see a psychiatrist"
  12. go to see for a social visit; "I went to see my friend Mary the other day"
  13. go to see a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"
    Synonym(s): visit, see
  14. take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"
    Synonym(s): attend, take care, look, see
  15. receive as a specified guest; "the doctor will see you now"; "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon"
  16. date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"
    Synonym(s): go steady, go out, date, see
  17. see and understand, have a good eye; "The artist must first learn to see"
  18. deliberate or decide; "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"
  19. observe as if with an eye; "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"
  20. 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"
    Synonym(s): examine, see
  21. go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam"
    Synonym(s): experience, see, go through
  22. accompany or escort; "I'll see you to the door"
    Synonym(s): see, escort
  23. match or meet; "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players"
  24. make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
    Synonym(s): interpret, construe, see
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   See \See\, v. t. [imp. {Saw}; p. p. {Seen}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Seeing}.] [OE. seen, sen, seon, As. se[a2]n; akin to OFries.
      s[c6]a, D. zien, OS. & OHG. sehan, G. sehen, Icel. sj[be],
      Sw. se, Dan. see, Goth. sa[a1]hwan, and probably to L. sequi
      to follow (and so originally meaning, to follow with the
      eyes). Gr. [?][?][?][?][?][?], Skr. sac. Cf. {Sight}, {Sun}
      to follow.]
      1. To perceive by the eye; to have knowledge of the existence
            and apparent qualities of by the organs of sight; to
            behold; to descry; to view.
                     I will new turn aside, and see this great sight.
                                                                              --Ex. iii. 3.
      2. To perceive by mental vision; to form an idea or
            conception of; to note with the mind; to observe; to
            discern; to distinguish; to understand; to comprehend; to
                     Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy
                     brethren.                                          --Gen. xxxvii.
                     Jesus saw that he answered discreetly. --Mark xii.
                     Who 's so gross That seeth not this palpable device?
      3. To follow with the eyes, or as with the eyes; to watch; to
            regard attentivelly; to look after. --Shak.
                     I had a mind to see him out, and therefore did not
                     care for centradicting him.               --Addison.
      4. To have an interview with; especially, to make a call
            upon; to visit; as, to go to see a friend.
                     And Samuel came no more to see Saul untill the day
                     of his death.                                    --1 Sam. xv.
      5. To fall in with; to have intercourse or communication
            with; hence, to have knowledge or experience of; as, to
            see military service.
                     Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast
                     afflicted us, and the years wherein we have seen
                     evil.                                                --Ps. xc. 15.
                     Verily, verily, I say unto you, if a man keep my
                     saying, he shall never see death.      --John viii.
                     Improvement in visdom and prudence by seeing men.
      6. To accompany in person; to escort; to wait upon; as, to
            see one home; to see one aboard the cars.
      {God you} ({him, [or] me}, etc.) {see}, God keep you (him,
            me, etc.) in his sight; God protect you. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
      {To see} (anything) {out}, to see (it) to the end; to be
            present at, or attend, to the end.
      {To see stars}, to see flashes of light, like stars; --
            sometimes the result of concussion of the head. [Colloq.]
      {To see (one) through}, to help, watch, or guard (one) to the
            end of a course or an undertaking.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   See \See\, n. [OE. se, see, OF. se, sed, sied, fr. L. sedes a
      seat, or the kindred sedere to sit. See {Sit}, and cf.
      1. A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is
            exercised. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
                     Jove laughed on Venus from his sovereign see.
      2. Specifically:
            (a) The seat of episcopal power; a diocese; the
                  jurisdiction of a bishop; as, the see of New York.
            (b) The seat of an archibishop; a province or jurisdiction
                  of an archibishop; as, an archiepiscopal see.
            (c) The seat, place, or office of the pope, or Roman
                  pontiff; as, the papal see.
            (d) The pope or his court at Rome; as, to appeal to the
                  see of Rome.
      {Apostolic see}. See under {Apostolic}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   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.
                     Whereas I was blind, now I see.         --John ix. 25.
      2. Figuratively: To have intellectual apprehension; to
            perceive; to know; to understand; to discern; -- often
            followed by a preposition, as through, or into.
                     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.
                     Many sagacious persons will find us out, . . . and
                     see through all our fine pretensions. --Tillotson.
      3. To be attentive; to take care; to give heed; -- generally
            with to; as, to see to the house.
                     See that ye fall not out by the way.   --Gen. xiv.
      Note: Let me see, Let us see, are used to express
               consideration, or to introduce the particular
               consideration of a subject, or some scheme or
                        Cassio's a proper man, let me see now, - To get
                        his place.                                    --Shak.
      Note: See is sometimes used in the imperative for look, or
               behold. [bd]See. see! upon the banks of Boyne he
               stands.[b8] --Halifax.
      {To see about a thing}, to pay attention to it; to consider
      {To see on}, to look at. [Obs.] [bd]She was full more
            blissful on to see.[b8] --Chaucer.
      {To see to}.
            (a) To look at; to behold; to view. [Obs.] [bd]An altar by
                  Jordan, a great altar to see to[b8] --Josh. xxii. 10.
            (b) To take care about; to look after; as, to see to a

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   See \See\, v. t.
      In poker and similar games at cards, to meet (a bet), or to
      equal the bet of (a player), by staking the same sum.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
      1. {Simultaneous Engineering Environment}.
      2. {Software Engineering Environment}.
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