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Meaning of "sightseen" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SIGHTSEEN

sightseen  [ˈsaɪtˌsiːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIGHTSEEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sightseen 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 sightseen in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SIGHTSEEN

PRESENT

Present
I sightsee
you sightsee
he/she/it sightsees
we sightsee
you sightsee
they sightsee
Present continuous
I am sightseeing
you are sightseeing
he/she/it is sightseeing
we are sightseeing
you are sightseeing
they are sightseeing
Present perfect
I have sightseen
you have sightseen
he/she/it has sightseen
we have sightseen
you have sightseen
they have sightseen
Present perfect continuous
I have been sightseeing
you have been sightseeing
he/she/it has been sightseeing
we have been sightseeing
you have been sightseeing
they have been sightseeing
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 sightsaw
you sightsaw
he/she/it sightsaw
we sightsaw
you sightsaw
they sightsaw
Past continuous
I was sightseeing
you were sightseeing
he/she/it was sightseeing
we were sightseeing
you were sightseeing
they were sightseeing
Past perfect
I had sightseen
you had sightseen
he/she/it had sightseen
we had sightseen
you had sightseen
they had sightseen
Past perfect continuous
I had been sightseeing
you had been sightseeing
he/she/it had been sightseeing
we had been sightseeing
you had been sightseeing
they had been sightseeing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you sightsee
we let´s sightsee
you sightsee
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to sightsee
Past participle
sightseen
Present Participle
sightseeing
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 SIGHTSEEN


adenosine
æˈdɛnəˌsiːn
anthracene
ˈænθrəˌsiːn
Anthropocene
ænˈθrɒpəˌsiːn
colchicine
ˈkɒltʃɪˌsiːn
damascene
ˈdæməˌsiːn
demoscene
ˈdɛməʊˌsiːn
Eocene
ˈiːəʊˌsiːn
ferrocene
ˈfɛrəʊˌsiːn
guanosine
ˈɡwɑːnəˌsiːn
Holocene
ˈhɒləˌsiːn
hyoscine
ˈhaɪəˌsiːn
kerosene
ˈkɛrəˌsiːn
metallocene
mɪˈtæləʊˌsiːn
Miocene
ˈmaɪəˌsiːn
Oligocene
ˈɒlɪɡəʊˌsiːn
paleocene
ˈpælɪəʊˌsiːn
Plasticine
ˈplæstɪˌsiːn
Pleistocene
ˈplaɪstəˌsiːn
Pliocene
ˈplaɪəʊˌsiːn
tyrosine
ˈtaɪrəˌsiːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIGHTSEEN

sightable
sighted
sighter
sighting
sightless
sightlessly
sightlessness
sightlier
sightliest
sightline
sightliness
sightly
sights
sightsaw
sightscreen
sightsee
sightseeing
sightseer
sightsman
sightworthy

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIGHTSEEN

been
between
evergreen
foreseen
green
Halloween
has-been
kamseen
keen
overseen
queen
screen
seen
seldseen
sight unseen
teen
the screen
the silver screen
unforeseen
unseen

Synonyms and antonyms of sightseen in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sightseen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SIGHTSEEN

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

Translator English - Chinese

sightseen
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sightseen
570 millions of speakers

English

sightseen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sightseen
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

sightseen
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

sightseen
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sightseen
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

sightseen
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sightseen
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sightseen
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sight
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

sightseen
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

sightseen
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggoleki
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sightseen
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

sightseen
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चित्रे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sightseen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sightseen
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sightseen
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

sightseen
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sightseen
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αξιοθέατους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sightseen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sight
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sight
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sightseen

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIGHTSEEN»

The term «sightseen» is normally little used and occupies the 130.101 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIGHTSEEN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sightseen» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sightseen» 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 sightseen

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIGHTSEEN»

Discover the use of sightseen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sightseen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
See take sights (of). sightseen. 'Card-sharps' term for the “hedge” or crowd of members of the public around the action of a three-card-trick conspiracy, each such undecided person being regarded as a potential “mug'” (Powis, 1977). sigma ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
2
Everybody's Magazine
... 518 B. C. Paul Chabas discovers September v>f Morn, 1911. £ 5 — Fr — First Continental Congress met at Philadelphia, 1774. Dog J8( days end. 6 — Sa. — Lafayette, whose headquarters may be sightseen all over the East, born, 1757.
‎1913
3
Putnam's Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly of Literature, Art ...
Who would voluntarily put herself in a position to say, “I sightsaw the National Gallery yesterday," or “I have sightseen the whole City," and then have no proper parts of speech to say it with? Moreover, I was not willing to go about my London  ...
‎1907
4
Putnam's Monthly
Who would voluntarily put herself in a position to say, “I sightsaw the National Gallery yesterday," or "I have sightseen the whole City," and then have no proper parts of speech to say it with? Moreover, I was not willing to go about my London  ...
‎1907
5
Putnam's Monthly and the Critic
Who would voluntarily put herself in a position to say, “I sightsaw the National Gallery yesterday,” or “I have sightseen the whole City," and then have no proper parts of speech to say it with? Moreover, I was not willing to go about my London  ...
‎1907
6
The Asian Journal of Thomas Merton
There is nothing of a mandala about the Red Fort, the only sight I have sightseen in Delhi so far. It has a splendid high red wall toward the city and a lower wall with many pleasances toward the meadow where the river Jumna once flowed ...
Thomas Merton, Patrick Hart, James Laughlin, 1975
7
The Sun In My Eyes: Two-Wheeling East
Onceagain, the cycling sightseerhad become the sightseen. Thepromising outcome of thisencounter wasthat, by regarding meas some sort of halfstarved vagabond, they showered mewith gifts, most ofwhich were fortuitously edible. Thus I was ...
Josie Dew, 2012
8
Following Fish: Travels Around the Indian Coast
... water, watching a golf game on television. Behind me, from the commuters on my Backwaters Bus, there were titters at that surreal vision, and nudges to neighbours to look-look-look. In one stroke, the sightseers had become the sightseen.
Samanth Subramanian, 2012
9
Contemporary Film Theory
But in allcasesthe sight remains the same the activityof representation is notthe determining factorin the sightseen butsimply the place from where itis seen. The inevitable result of thisisthat there is something the same which we all see ...
ANTONY EASTHOPE, 2014
10
Brown Wolf and Other Jack London Stories / Chosen and Edited ...
"Nay, never wassucha sightseen," Bawn took upthe strain. "And furthermore, it wassuch a largebear." "Witchcraft," UghGluk suggested. "I know not," Bawn replied. "I tell only of what my eyes beheld. And after a while the bear grew weak and ...
Jack London, 2004

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sightseen [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sightseen>. Jul 2020 ».
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