Middle English sein , from Old English gesegen , gesewen , past participle of seon see see n. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Seen artist c. I must see to the baby.
He saw me off at the station. These old trees will see us all out. I'd like to see the job through. We soon saw through him and his little plan. I must see to the baby. I, we etc shall wait and consider the matter later. References in classic literature? Often, before I learned, did I wonder whence came the multitudes of pictures that thronged my dreams; for they were pictures the like of which I had never seen in real wake-a-day life.
We have seen him, more successful under the name of Jacob than under that of Isaac, gain the friendship of Gryphus, which for several months he cultivated by means of the best Genievre ever distilled from the Texel to Antwerp, and he lulled the suspicion of the jealous turnkey by holding out to him the flattering prospect of his designing to marry Rosa. On his face was a look such as Kitty have never seen before. Then the smoke of their fire-ships was seen at the mouth of our rivers, and their great men came in boats full of soldiers to talk to us of protection and peace.
I have seen him tantalize them thus until they fairly screamed in rage. Are you all this time trying to find your way home from Troy, and have you never yet got back to Ithaca nor seen your wife in your own house? I suspected,' said the King, 'that Ring was not quite useless; never have I seen such a day's work.
You have been thinking and thinking of this woman till you persuade yourself that you have actually seen her. Seeing nothing save what I had seen already, I turned back into the house, and stood just within the shelter of the doorway, looking out into the night.
It was seen early in the morning, rushing over Winchester eastward, a line of flame high in the atmosphere. The pearly lustre of the moon went out: The mossy banks and the meandering paths, The happy flowers and the repining trees, Were seen no more: The valet had seen the movement made by his master at the moment he received the order.
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Seen definition, past participle of see1. See more. verb sees, seeing, saw or seen. to perceive with the eyes (when tr, may take a clause as object) to perceive (an idea) mentally; understand I explained the problem but he could not see it(tr) to perceive with any or all of the senses I hate to see you so unhappy (tr; may take a clause as object) to be aware of in advance; foresee I can see. Comments on seen. What made you want to look up seen?Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible). We have seen him, more successful under the name of Jacob than under that of Isaac, gain the friendship of Gryphus, which for several months he cultivated by means of the best Genievre ever distilled from the Texel to Antwerp, and he lulled the suspicion of the jealous turnkey by holding out to him the flattering prospect of his designing to marry Rosa.