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saw

  • n  a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
  • n  hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
  • n  a power tool for cutting wood
  • v  cut with a saw
    saw wood for the fireplace
  • v  perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
  • v  perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
  • v  perceive or be contemporaneous with
    The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions
  • v  imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
  • v  deem to be
  • v  get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
  • v  see or watch
  • v  come together
  • v  find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
  • v  be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
  • v  go to see for professional or business reasons
  • v  go to see for a social visit
  • v  go to see a place, as for entertainment
  • v  take charge of or deal with
  • v  receive as a specified guest
  • v  date regularly; have a steady relationship with
  • v  see and understand, have a good eye
  • v  deliberate or decide
  • v  observe as if with an eye
    The camera saw the burglary and recorded it
  • v  observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
  • v  go or live through
    he saw action in Viet Nam
  • v  accompany or escort
  • v  match or meet
    I saw the bet of one of my fellow players
  • v  make sense of; assign a meaning to

  • I saw the beach with its huge seawall at the foot of a massive bluff.
  • Some airline pilots saw mysterious lights; others saw nothing.
  • The power saw has a steel blade five to seven feet long, with a deep groove in both edges.
News & Articles

  • Greek government, creditors to resume talks
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's international creditors are to resume talks in Athens for approval of the next installment of rescue loans, after a two-week hiatus which saw the near collapse of the coalition government.
    July 1, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Kazakhstan to Britain: Don't lecture us on human rights
    By Andrew Osborn ASTANA (Reuters) - Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Monday nobody had the right to lecture his country after British Prime Minister David Cameron raised concerns about human rights in the former Soviet state. In Kazakhstan on a brief visit which saw 700 million pounds of business deals, Cameron, sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with Nazarbayev, said he had discussed "at ...
    July 1, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Ariz. man watched home burn in fire that killed 19
    YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man who lost his home in a wildfire that killed 19 people says he saw embers on the roof of his garage in his rear view mirror as he fled.
    July 1, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Dan Gilbert in Washington Post
    He has gotten a free pass,Gilbert said in a phone interview with The AP. "People have covered up for (James) for way too long. Tonight we saw who he really is."
  • Donovan in SkySports
    I'm a little gutted to be honest,said Donovan, who scored his 43rd goal for his country. "I don't know how they stole that third goal from us. It's too bad because that was a fair goal I think. I saw a good finish and a good goal. I'm not...
  • Philipp Lahm in Telegraph.co.uk
    Lahm said: "We saw four years ago how great this game can be and we want to go home with a win and with a good feeling. Before, like a lot of people, I didn't even want to watch this match on television. But now, I believe that winning this match is...

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