See
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. {Siege}.] 1. A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Jove laughed on Venus from his sovereign see. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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 archbishop; a province or jurisdiction of an archbishop; 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. [1913 Webster]

{Apostolic see}. See under {Apostolic}. [1913 Webster]


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  • See — (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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. [1913 Webster] Whereas I was blind, now I see. John ix. 25. [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively: To have …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SEE — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Sigle 2 Patronyme 3 Toponyme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sée — Die Mündung der Sée bei AvranchesVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt Daten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • See — may refer to:* The act of visual perception * Citation signal * Episcopal see, domain of authority of a bishop * Holy See, the central government of the Roman Catholic Church * See, Surname of most Malaysian Chinese * See (district), Fribourg,… …   Wikipedia

  • See — ¹See [das große] Wasser, Ozean, [Welt]meer; (ugs. scherzh.): der große Teich. ²See Binnengewässer, Teich, Tümpel; (bes. südd., schweiz.): Weiher. * * * See: I.See,der:〈großesstehendesGewässer〉Binnensee·Binnenmeer+Gewässer;auch⇨Teich(1) II.See,die …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • see — See: CAN T SEE THE WOODS FOR THE TREES, LET ME SEE or LET S SEE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • see — See: CAN T SEE THE WOODS FOR THE TREES, LET ME SEE or LET S SEE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • See — Sm std. (8. Jh.), mhd. sē, ahd. sē(o), as. sēo, sēu Stammwort. Aus g. * saiwi m. See , auch Meer , auch in gt. saiws, anord. sær, sjór, sjár, ae. sǣ m./f., afr. sē. Herkunft unklar. Vielleicht als * saigwi zu seihen, doch ist ein klares… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • See — Seebildungen I. Seebildungen II …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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