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When there wasn't any money involved, for all intents and purposes, nobody gave a damn. But now the land, supposedly worthless, is seen for what it really is: an incredibly valuable asset.
Neil Abercrombie

Meaning of "seen" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SEEN

seen  [siːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Seen is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb seen in English.

WHAT DOES SEEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Seen

Seen may refer to: ▪ Seen, graffiti artist ▪ Seen, by Tom Bailey ▪ Seen, a district of the city of Winterthur, Switzerland...

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SEEN

PRESENT

Present
I see
you see
he/she/it sees
we see
you see
they see
Present continuous
I am seeing
you are seeing
he/she/it is seeing
we are seeing
you are seeing
they are seeing
Present perfect
I have seen
you have seen
he/she/it has seen
we have seen
you have seen
they have seen
Present perfect continuous
I have been seeing
you have been seeing
he/she/it has been seeing
we have been seeing
you have been seeing
they have been seeing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I saw
you saw
he/she/it saw
we saw
you saw
they saw
Past continuous
I was seeing
you were seeing
he/she/it was seeing
we were seeing
you were seeing
they were seeing
Past perfect
I had seen
you had seen
he/she/it had seen
we had seen
you had seen
they had seen
Past perfect continuous
I had been seeing
you had been seeing
he/she/it had been seeing
we had been seeing
you had been seeing
they had been seeing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will see
you will see
he/she/it will see
we will see
you will see
they will see
Future continuous
I will be seeing
you will be seeing
he/she/it will be seeing
we will be seeing
you will be seeing
they will be seeing
Future perfect
I will have seen
you will have seen
he/she/it will have seen
we will have seen
you will have seen
they will have seen
Future perfect continuous
I will have been seeing
you will have been seeing
he/she/it will have been seeing
we will have been seeing
you will have been seeing
they will have been seeing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would seen
you would seen
he/she/it would seen
we would seen
you would seen
they would seen
Conditional continuous
I would be seeing
you would be seeing
he/she/it would be seeing
we would be seeing
you would be seeing
they would be seeing
Conditional perfect
I would have seen
you would have seen
he/she/it would have seen
we would have seen
you would have seen
they would have seen
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been seeing
you would have been seeing
he/she/it would have been seeing
we would have been seeing
you would have been seeing
they would have been seeing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you see
we let´s see
you see
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to see
Past participle
seen
Present Participle
seeing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SEEN


bean
biːn
been
biːn
bene
biːn
between
bɪˈtwiːn
clean
kliːn
cuisine
kwɪˈziːn
dean
diːn
eine
iːn
green
ɡriːn
Halloween
ˌhæləʊˈiːn
jean
dʒiːn
machine
məˈʃiːn
magazine
ˌmæɡəˈziːn
marine
məˈriːn
mean
miːn
nicotine
ˈnɪkəˌtiːn
queen
kwiːn
scene
siːn
screen
skriːn
teen
tiːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SEEN

seemingly
seemingness
seemless
seemlier
seemliest
seemlihead
seemlihed
seemliness
seemly
seemlyhed
seep
seepage
seepy
seer
seeress
seersucker
seesaw
seethe
seether
seething

WORDS THAT END LIKE SEEN

Aberdeen
big screen
eighteen
evergreen
fifteen
fourteen
has-been
in between
in-between
Kathleen
keen
McQueen
seventeen
sixteen
the screen
the silver screen
thirteen
touch screen
unseen
widescreen

Synonyms and antonyms of seen in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SEEN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «seen» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of seen

Translation of «seen» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
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TRANSLATION OF SEEN

Find out the translation of seen to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of seen from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «seen» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

可见
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

visto
570 millions of speakers

English

seen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

देखा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ينظر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

видел
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

visto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দেখা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dilihat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gesehen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Katon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thấy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பார்த்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पाहिले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

görüldü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

visto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

widziałem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бачив
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

văzut
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gesien
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ses
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sett
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of seen

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEEN»

The term «seen» is very widely used and occupies the 1.567 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SEEN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «seen» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «seen» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about seen

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «SEEN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word seen.
1
Hawa Abdi
I have big hope for the Canadian government to help Somalia with something concrete and tangible. I haven't seen that.
2
Neil Abercrombie
When there wasn't any money involved, for all intents and purposes, nobody gave a damn. But now the land, supposedly worthless, is seen for what it really is: an incredibly valuable asset.
3
Roy Ayers
I generally sell my records online or at the show. You can undersell the distributor and the stores, and people know what they're getting cause they've just seen you live.
4
Irving Babbitt
An American of the present day reading his Sunday newspaper in a state of lazy collapse is one of the most perfect symbols of the triumph of quantity over quality that the world has yet seen.
5
Berenice Bejo
I never thought about how I didn't have a cell phone or I'm in 2011. I was just so happy to be able to be a character in the 30s and there are these actresses that I really liked in the 40s, 50s and 60s in American movies that I've seen since I was a little girl. But you don't really think like that when you prepare for a role.
6
Troian Bellisario
I was going to move to New York after college and had no interest in pilot season. I'd seen what happened on TV shows because of my dad, and I didn't want to open myself up to that. But 'Pretty Little Liars' had a very early audition, and my agents encouraged me to go even though I didn't think it would be my thing.
7
Sonny Bono
Cher wanted to be an entertainer more than I've seen anybody want to be an entertainer in my life.
8
Darren Boyd
For me, Glasgow is all about the people and the spirit of the place. You have enough Gregg's bakers, though, I'll say that. The opening of the 1977 'Star Wars' movie was possibly the only time I've seen a longer queue round the block than in Glasgow for sausage rolls. That was quite an eye-opener.
9
Willard Boyle
It is a great honor to be awarded a Nobel Prize. This is a wonderful experience for my wife Betty and me. We received congratulations by email, phone and post, many from old friends we had not seen for some time.
10
George Carey
In my time as Archbishop of Canterbury I've seen a growing sense of unity and mission.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEEN»

Discover the use of seen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to seen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Things Not Seen
Bobby Phillips is an average fifteen-year-old-boy.
Andrew Clements, 2006
2
As Seen in Vogue: A Century of American Fashion in Advertising
Looks at the history of women's fashion advertising in Vogue magazine from the 1890s to the 1990s.
Daniel Delis Hill, 2007
3
As Seen on TV
An examination of everyday objects and cultural trends as portrayed on television looks at American life and values in the 1950s.
Karal Ann Marling, 1996
4
Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey Into the ...
Originally published 15 years ago and the subject of a PBS documentary, this timely new edition offers an insightful and engaging journey into the world conservative Christians in America.
Randall Herbert Balmer, 2006
5
Have you seen Zandile?
Perfectly scripted, and with Gcina Mhlophe's sure instinct for stagecraft, it recounts the very personal story of Zandile, who is snatched away from her grandmother's loving care and taken to live with her matriarchal family in rural ...
Gcina Mhlophe, 2002
6
You Have Seen Their Faces
Their collaboration resulted in You Have Seen Their Faces, a graphic portrayal of America's desperately poor rural underclass.
Erskine Caldwell, 1937
7
Things Seen and Unseen: Discourse and Ideology in Tokugawa ...
This long-awaited work explores the place of kokugaku (rendered here as "nativism") during Japan's Tokugawa period.
Harry D. Harootunian, 1988
8
Made to Be Seen: Perspectives on the History of Visual ...
Made to be Seen brings together leading scholars of visual anthropology to examine the historical development of this multifaceted and growing field.
Marcus Banks, Jay Ruby, 2011
9
Behind the Seen: How Walter Murch Edited Cold Mountain Using ...
The first volume to reveal the post production process of a major motion picture edited entirely in Final Cut Pro! This book offers a rare glimps at the creative process of one of cinema's giants.
‎2005
10
As Seen on TV: 50 Amazing Products and the Commercials that ...
Read the incredible true stories of Ginsu Knives, Chia Pets, Veg-o-Matic, K-Tel Records, ThighMaster and dozens of other favourites. Product analysis and interviews with celebrity pitchpeople are also included.
Lou Harry, Sam Stall, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term seen is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Russia Seen Reassessing Support for Assad
Russia has led a fresh push for diplomacy to resolve the Syrian conflict in recent months and Syrian opposition leaders say they have detected a shift in ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
2
Average Rise on Insurance Seen at 4% in California
WASHINGTON — Health insurance rates will rise next year by an average of just 4 percent in California, one of the few states that actively negotiate prices, state ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
Rarely-seen deep water whale washes up on Massachusetts beach
This undated photo provided by the New England Aquarium shows the carcass of rarely-seen deep water beaked whale that washed ashore on Jones Beach in ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
4
Obama's Plan for Guantánamo Is Seen Faltering
WASHINGTON — President Obama is enjoying a winning streak lately, with the Supreme Court reaffirming his signature health care law and Iran agreeing to ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
5
'We ain't seen nothing yet': Chinese foreign investment in Australian …
Australians might think Chinese investors have pushed up property prices, but "we ain't seen nothing yet," according to Colonial First State Global Asset ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
6
Overtime Rules Seen Boosting Low-Wage Hiring
The Obama administration's proposal to expand eligibility for overtime pay is designed to boost what workers earn. But some economists and businesses say it ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
7
Justice Anthony Kennedy's Tolerance Is Seen in His Sacramento …
SACRAMENTO — In the fall of 1987, a package arrived on the desk of Laurence H. Tribe, a Harvard law professor who had just lost a Supreme Court case on ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
8
Mixed Effects Are Seen on an Affordable Care Act Repeal
WASHINGTON — The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Friday that repealing the Affordable Care Act would significantly increase federal budget ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
9
Uncertainty Mounting as Little Progress Is Seen in Albany on Rent …
Tenants have held protests and an all-night vigil in front of the governor's office in New York City. Politicians are complaining about other politicians. A city board ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
10
Seen That Job Listing for a While? It's No Coincidence
For the past 18 years, Tom Gimbel, a recruiter in Chicago, has helped thousands of people find jobs in accounting, finance and human resources. Lately, the ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»

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