French translation of 'see off'
separable transitive verbsee
1. (= say goodbye to) dire au revoir à
They both came to the airport to see me off. Ils sont tous les deux venus à l’aéroport pour me dire au revoir.
She saw him off at the station. Elle est allée lui dire au revoir à gare.
I was up early to see him off to work. Je me suis réveillé tôt pour lui dire au revoir avant qu’il ne parte au travail.
2. (Britain) (= force to leave) chasser
We saw them off the premises. Nous les avons chassés des lieux.
3. (Britain) (= defeat) l’emporter sur
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Example Sentences Including 'see off'
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Richard looked east, as if he could see off into the black of night beyond the dim circle of lantern light.NAKED EMPIRE (2004)
`I mean,' he added more politely, `perhaps we should see off Anatollatia first.TEN STEPS TO HAPPINESS (2003)
He'd see off a few of your chaps, too, before they got to him.CONFESSIONAL
Trends of 'see off'
Used Rarely. see off is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of see off from the Collins English to French Dictionary