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seeable (ˈsiːəbəl) 



  1. able to be seen

see1 (siː Pronunciation for see1



Word forms:  sees,  seeing,  saw,  seen
  1. to perceive with the eyes
  2. (when transitive, may take a clause as object) to perceive (an idea) mentally; understand   ⇒ I explained the problem but he could not see it
  3. (transitive) to perceive with any or all of the senses   ⇒ I hate to see you so unhappy
  4. (transitive; may take a clause as object) to be aware of in advance; foresee   ⇒ I can see what will happen if you don't help
  5. (when transitive, may take a clause as object) to ascertain or find out (a fact); learn   ⇒ see who is at the door
  6. when tr, takes a clause as object; when intr, foll by to to make sure (of something) or take care (of something)   ⇒ see that he gets to bed early
  7. (when transitive, may take a clause as object) to consider, deliberate, or decide   ⇒ see if you can come next week
  8. (transitive) to have experience of; undergo   ⇒ he had seen much unhappiness in his life
  9. (transitive) to allow to be in a specified condition   ⇒ I cannot stand by and see a child in pain
  10. (transitive) to be characterized by   ⇒ this period of history has seen much unrest
  11. (transitive) to meet or pay a visit to   ⇒ to see one's solicitor
  12. (transitive) to receive, esp as a guest or visitor   ⇒ the Prime Minister will see the deputation now
  13. (transitive) to frequent the company of   ⇒ she is seeing a married man
  14. (transitive) to accompany or escort   ⇒ I saw her to the door
  15. (transitive) to refer to or look up   ⇒ for further information see the appendix
  16. (in gambling, esp in poker) to match (another player's bet) or match the bet of (another player) by staking an equal sum
  17. See as far as I can see

  18. See see fit

  19. See see someone hanged first

  20. See see someone right

  21. See see the light

  22. See see you

  23. See you see

Derived Forms

ˈseeable adjective

Word Origin

Old English sēon; related to Old Norse sjā, Gothic saihwan, Old Saxon sehan

Example Sentences Including 'seeable'

At 30, she may want to prove she's still seeable , but maybe she just wants to impress Richard Weatherby, the new stud-hunk in her life.
Misc (1999)
Their hands clasped together, he stares up at the just seeable summer stars and says:


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