a person who sees; observer.
a person who prophesies future events; prophet:
Industry seers predicted higher profits.
a person endowed with profound moral and spiritual insight or knowledge; a wise person or sage who possesses intuitive powers.
a person who is reputed to have special powers of divination, as a crystal gazer or palmist.
a unit of weight in India, varying in value but usually 1/40 of a maund: the government ser is divided into 80 tolas of 180 English grains and equals nearly 2 pounds 1 ounce avoirdupois (950 grams).
a person who can supposedly see into the future; prophet
a person who professes supernatural powers
a person who sees
a variant spelling of ser
a unit of weight used in India, usually taken as one fortieth of a maund
surveillance, epidemiology, and end results
somatosensory evoked response
a name sometimes applied to the prophets because of the visions granted to them. It is first found in 1 Sam. 9:9. It is afterwards applied to Zadok, Gad, etc. (2 Sam. 15:27; 24:11; 1 Chr. 9:22; 25:5; 2 Chr. 9:29; Amos 7:12; Micah 3:7). The “sayings of the seers” (2 Chr. 33:18, 19) is rendered in the Revised Version “the history of Hozai” (marg., the seers; so the LXX.), of whom, however, nothing is known. (See PROPHET.)
- See reason
Adopt a sensible course of action, let oneself be persuaded, as in At ninety Grandma finally saw reason and gave up driving her car. This expression, which uses reason in the sense of “good sense,” was first recorded in Shakespeare’s 1 Henry IV (1:2).
noun 1. a woman who prophesies future events.
noun 1. a plainwoven cotton, rayon, or linen fabric: traditionally a striped cotton with alternate stripes crinkled in the weaving. noun 1. a light cotton, linen, or other fabric with a crinkled surface and often striped
noun 1. a recreation in which two children alternately ride up and down while seated at opposite ends of a plank balanced at the middle. 2. a plank or apparatus for this recreation. 3. an up-and-down or a back-and-forth movement or procedure. 4. Whist. a crossruff. adjective 5. moving up and down, back and forth, […]