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see

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.
References in classic literature ?
I could see that they were Galus, and I guessed that Du-seen led them.
I could see them climbing upward for a few minutes, and then they disappeared from view.
It is a hard thing for the living to see these places, for between us and them there are great and terrible waters, and there is Oceanus, which no man can cross on foot, but he must have a good ship to take him.
Then I told my story to the Scotch doctor as I have told it here; and, that done, I opened the sketch-book to let him see the writing for himself.
I looked about me to see if any traces of animal life remained.
We are all going on a journey to the Emerald City, to see His Majesty, the Scarecrow; and Jack Pumpkinhead is going to ride on your back, so he won't wear out his joints.
Let him see me strike my shame off the face of the earth--and then .
Red answered that he had only one life to lose, and it would be interesting to see how brave he was; besides, the King would have good reason to ennoble him if he overcame them.
Then, he put the candle away from him on the table, so that he could see me, and sat with his arms folded on the table and looked at me.
Raoul, with a gesture, directed him to be silent, placing his finger on his lips and drawing back by degrees, without Athos being able to see his legs move.
For a moment he could not realize the good fortune that had befallen him--all that he could see was the figure of a silent, struggling white man disappearing beneath the surface of the river to unthinkable death in the slimy mud of the bottom.
Then Oolanga disappeared amongst the trees; but Caswall could see that he was still watching.