seeing etymology

English word seeing comes from English landlubber, English see

Detailed word origin of seeing

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
see English (eng) Directing the audience to pay attention to the following. Introducing an explanation (by extension) To ensure that something happens, especially while witnessing it.. (figuratively) To understand.. (gambling) To respond to another player's bet with a bet of equal value.. (social) To meet, to visit.. (sometimes, _, mystical) To foresee, predict, or prophesy.. (stative) To perceive or detect [...]
seeing English (eng) Having vision; not blind. (astronomy) The movement or distortion of a telescopic image as a result of turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere.. The action of the verb to see; eyesight.

Words with the same origin as seeing

Descendants of see
chainsaw jigsaw saw