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 for To see (one) through
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  See \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[imac]a, D. zien, OS. & OHG.
     sehan, G. sehen, Icel. sj[=a], Sw. se, Dan. see, Goth.
     sa['i]hwan, and probably to L. sequi to follow (and so
     originally meaning, to follow with the eyes). Gr. "e`pesqai,
     Skr. sac. Cf. Sight, Sue to follow.]
     1. To perceive by the eye; to have knowledge of the existence
        and apparent qualities of by the organs of sight; to
        behold; to descry; to view.
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              I will now turn aside, and see this great sight.
                                                    --Ex. iii. 3.
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     2. To perceive by mental vision; to form an idea or
        conception of; to note with the mind; to observe; to
        discern; to distinguish; to understand; to comprehend; to
        ascertain.
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              Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy
              brethren.                             --Gen. xxxvii.
                                                    14.
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              Jesus saw that he answered discreetly. --Mark xii.
                                                    34.
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              Who's so gross
              That seeth not this palpable device?  --Shak.
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     3. To follow with the eyes, or as with the eyes; to watch; to
        regard attentively; to look after. --Shak.
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              I had a mind to see him out, and therefore did not
              care for contradicting him.           --Addison.
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     4. To have an interview with; especially, to make a call
        upon; to visit; as, to go to see a friend.
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              And Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of
              his death.                            --1 Sam. xv.
                                                    35.
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     5. To fall in with; to meet or associate with; to have
        intercourse or communication with; hence, to have
        knowledge or experience of; as, to see military service.
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              Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast
              afflicted us, and the years wherein we have seen
              evil.                                 --Ps. xc. 15.
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              Verily, verily, I say unto you, if a man keep my
              saying, he shall never see death.     --John viii.
                                                    51.
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              Improvement in wisdom and prudence by seeing men.
                                                    --Locke.
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     6. To accompany in person; to escort; to wait upon; as, to
        see one home; to see one aboard the cars.
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     7. In poker and similar games at cards, to meet (a bet), or
        to equal the bet of (a player), by staking the same sum.
        "I'll see you and raise you ten."
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     God you see (or God him see or God me see, etc.), God
        keep you (him, me, etc.) in his sight; God protect you.
        [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  
     To see (anything) out, to see (it) to the end; to be
        present at, work at, or attend, to the end.
  
     To see stars, to see flashes of light, like stars; --
        sometimes the result of concussion of the head. [Colloq.]
        
  
     To see (one) through, to help, watch, or guard (one) to the
        end of a course or an undertaking.
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