from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that sees: an inveterate seer of sights.
- n. A clairvoyant.
- n. A prophet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Agent noun of see; one who sees something; an eyewitness.
- n. Someone who foretells the future; a clairvoyant, prophet, soothsayer or diviner.
- n. Alternative form of sihr.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Sore; painful.
- n. One who sees.
- n. A person who foresees events; a prophet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who sees.
- n. A prophet; a person who foresees or foretells future events.
- n. Specifically, one supposed to be gifted with second sight.
- n. = Syn.2. Soothsayer, etc. See prophet.
- An obsolete spelling of sear.
- See sere.
- n. An East Indian weight, of varying value in different places, but officially determined in the Presidency of Bengal to be equal to 80 tolas, or about 2½ pounds troy.
- n. In Bombay, a dry measure equal to 1.41 liters; in Ceylon, a liquid measure equal to 1.14 liters.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an authoritative person who divines the future
- n. an observer who perceives visually
- n. a person with unusual powers of foresight
But the age of Samuel required more solid qualifications in the prophets, and hence the term seer had already given way to that of expounder or master of eloquence and wisdom.
Then the fresh faces and smart uniforms disappeared, and now the nearest approach to "militarism" which Paris offers to the casual sight-seer is the occasional drilling of a handful of piou-pious on the muddy reaches of the Place des Invalides.
While the prophet "speaks" in the Spirit, the apocalyptic seer is in the Spirit in his whole person.
He was going to be the one true "seer" -- poke fun at the soft underbelly of politics, keeping us smiling and "in the know" -- the "shysters" wouldn't stand a chance with Jon Stewart on guard!
But in the end it wasn’t because they were gone, but because she had been a seer from the start.
The king's interpretation of said vision leads in turn to very successful military campaign, which in turn leads to the young prince being dubbed a seer and prophet.
One day I talked her out of going to see him and hang out at the dorms instead. "ok", she said, and went to call the seer to cancel the appointment…
It's a thing called seer training, which is survival, escape, resistance, and then evasion.
So this was really drawn from something called a seer (ph) database, and this is a database that looks at outcomes in selective populations around the country, regions of the country.
Phil's fans travel from near and far for a glimpse of the so-called seer of seers, fans like South Carolinians Richard and Joanne Hudson, who came face-to-face with Phil while driving through Pennsylvania.