see off - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theysee off
he/she/itsees off
present participleseeing off
past tensesaw off
past participleseen off
  1. 1
    to go somewhere such as a station or airport with someone in order to say goodbye to them

    Anne saw Terry off at the station.

  2. 3
    to deal successfully with someone or something, especially by defeating them easily

    The England team saw off a tired-looking Poland 3–1.

See also main entry: see