1. see through, support

usage: support financially through a period of time; "The scholarship saw me through college"; "This money will see me through next month"

2. see through, perceive, comprehend

usage: perceive the true nature of; "We could see through her apparent calm"

3. see through, complete, finish

usage: remain with until completion; "I must see the job through"


1. diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebby, thin (vs. thick)

usage: so thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks"

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