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verb
(1) To visualise.
(2) To recognise or understand; as in, “I see your point.”

see 

1. To perceive by the eye.
2. To discern.
3. To note: to understand.
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Among the loungers under the Boar's archway, happened to be Trabb's boy - true to his ancient habit of happening to be everywhere where he had no business - and Trabb's boy had seen me passing from Miss Havisham's in the direction of my dining-place.
All of us have seen highway signs that read "Deer Crossing" The signs depict a figure of a deer with antlers, beneath which appears a big "X" followed by "ing"--Deer Crossing.
I've never seen anyone so bright on the stage--such energy and so much life.
7% above the $252,500 median sales price seen in 1995.
Yavit had never seen anything like it before, and he was a very experienced diver,'' Kim said.
A huge panoramic photo showed the Prado in the nineteenth century as Manet must have seen it, with pictures two tiers high crowding the walls.
In fact, though he asserts that the Pentagon was hit by a missile and not an airplane, he does not cite even a single witness claiming to have seen a missile.
In the 10 cases where fathers had never seen the child or had seen the child very irregularly, the relationships were poor.
In chi-square analysis, several factors were significantly associated with physicians' offering HIV testing to all pregnant patients: specializing in obstetrics and gynecology; seeing 100 or more pregnant patients per year; being younger than 50; seeing primarily patients who use Medicaid; having more than 60% of patients accept HIV testing; having seen at least one pregnant patient with HIV; having made at least one HIV diagnosis through routine prenatal testing; and having a patient population that was at least 70% black.
All I knew was that this tiny old woman, when standing in her garden whispering over her roses, was the most beautiful person I'd ever seen.
But while here in Britain any link between sexual morality and religious belief is seen as narrow-minded and dangerous, out there in the wider world people who belong to some of the world's great religions are finding a common voice in defence of human and moral values in the areas of sex and family life.
Further trials presented pairs of macaque monkey faces, one of which had just been seen.