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Definition of "seen" []

  • Past participle of see1. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "seen" in a sentence
  • "The forms in question -- _seeing, having seen, being seen, having been seen_, and _having been seeing_, for instance -- are now made from the verb in precisely the same way when partaking the nature of the noun as when partaking the nature of the adjective."
  • "_He that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen_?"
  • "The suffering woman might have seen it from the rude bunk whereon she lay, —seen it winding like a silver thread until it was lost in the stars above."