Synonyms of saw
- 1. proverb, adage, saw, byword, saying, expression, locution
- usage: a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
- 2. saw, hand tool
- usage: hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
- 3. power saw, saw, sawing machine, power tool
- usage: a power tool for cutting wood
- 1. saw, cut
- usage: cut with a saw; "saw wood for the fireplace"
- 1. saw, cut
- usage: perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight; "You have to be a good observer to see all the details"; "Can you see the bird in that tree?"; "He is blind--he cannot see"
- 2. see, perceive, comprehend
- usage: perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea"
- 3. understand, realize, realise, see
- usage: perceive or be contemporaneous with; "We found Republicans winning the offices"; "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"; "The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions"; "I want to see results"
- 4. witness, find, see, experience, see, go through
- usage: imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; "I can't see him on horseback!"; "I can see what will happen"; "I can see a risk in this strategy"
- 5. visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image, imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage
- usage: deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
- 6. see, consider, reckon, view, regard, think, believe, consider, conceive
- usage: get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
- 7. learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see
- usage: see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie"
- 8. watch, view, see, catch, take in, watch
- usage: come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
- 9. meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see
- usage: find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"
- 10. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn
- usage: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
- 11. see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure, verify
- usage: go to see for professional or business reasons; "You should see a lawyer"; "We had to see a psychiatrist"
- 12. see, visit, call in, call
- usage: go to see for a social visit; "I went to see my friend Mary the other day"
- 13. see, visit, call in, call
- usage: go to see a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"
- 14. visit, see, tour
- usage: take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"
- 15. attend, take care, look, see, care, give care
- usage: receive as a specified guest; "the doctor will see you now"; "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon"
- 16. see, receive, take in, invite
- usage: date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"
- 17. go steady, go out, date, see, consort, associate, affiliate, assort
- usage: see and understand, have a good eye; "The artist must first learn to see"
- 18. see, see
- usage: deliberate or decide; "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"
- 19. see, consider, debate, moot, turn over, deliberate
- usage: observe as if with an eye; "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"
- 20. see, detect, observe, find, discover, notice
- usage: observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"
- 21. examine, see
- usage: go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam"
- 22. experience, see, go through, undergo
- usage: accompany or escort; "I'll see you to the door"
- 23. see, escort, accompany
- usage: match or meet; "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players"
- 24. see, bet, wager, play
- usage: make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
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