(comparative more seethrough, superlative most seethrough)
- Alternative form of see-through.
(comparative more see-through, superlative most see-through)
(third-person singular simple present sees through, present participle seeing through, simple past saw through, past participle seen through)
- To find something to be visually transparent.
- Their fabric is so thin that I can see through these curtains.
- We saw through the water with ease; it was as clear as glass.
- (idiomatic) To not be deceived by something that is false or misleading; to understand the hidden truth about someone or something.
- I'm surprised she doesn't see through his lies.
- I can see through his poker face, he isn't fooling anyone.
- (idiomatic) To recognize someone's true motives or character.
- In that moment, I saw right through her; this petition drive had nothing to do with her love for animals, and everything to do with impressing Michael, the cute intern.
- (idiomatic) To provide support or cooperation to (a person) throughout a period of time; to support someone through a difficult time.
- And may we all, citizens the world over, see these events through.
- (idiomatic) To do something until it is finished.
- Despite her health problems, Madame Prime Minister saw the project through.