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Definition: To see stars
(s[=e]), v. t. [imp. Saw
(s[add]); p. p. Seen
(s[=e]n); p. pr. & vb. n. Seeing
.] [OE. seen, sen, seon,
AS. se['o]n; akin to OFries. s[=i]a, D. zien, OS. & OHG.
sehan, G. sehen, Icel. sj[=a], Sw. se, Dan. see, Goth.
sa['i]hwan, and probably to L. sequi to follow (and so
originally meaning, to follow with the eyes). Gr. "e`pesqai,
Skr. sac. Cf. Sight
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 now 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? --Shak.
3. To follow with the eyes, or as with the eyes; to watch; to
regard attentively; to look after. --Shak.
I had a mind to see him out, and therefore did not
care for contradicting 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 until the day of
his death. --1 Sam. xv.
5. To fall in with; to meet or associate 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 wisdom 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.
7. In poker and similar games at cards, to meet (a bet), or
to equal the bet of (a player), by staking the same sum.
“I'll see you and raise you ten.”
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
God you see
(or God him see
or God me see
, etc.), God
keep you (him, me, etc.) in his sight; God protect you.
To see (anything) out
, to see (it) to the end; to be
present at, work 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.