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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theysee out
he/she/itsees out
present participleseeing out
past tensesaw out
past participleseen out

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  1. 2
    to continue to the end of a period of time or an activity

    He will see out the year remaining on his contract.

  2. 3
    see someone out if something sees you out, it lasts longer than the time you live

    These are good strong shoes and they'll probably see me out.

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