seeing that

seeing that
used for giving the reason why you are saying something

Seeing as it’s your money, I suppose you can buy whatever you want.

Maybe we should throw a party, seeing that it’s Dan’s birthday next week.

Main entry: seeing

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • seeing — is commonly used as a kind of conjunction, often followed by that, with the meaning ‘because, considering that’: • He was the kid brother whom I helped as far as I could, seeing that we had no mother B. Cobb, 1971. The origin of the expression in …   Modern English usage

  • Seeing — See ing, conj. (but originally a present participle). In view of the fact (that); considering; taking into account (that); insmuch as; since; because; followed by a dependent clause; as, he did well, seeing that he was so young. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seeing as — seeing as/that/spoken phrase used for giving the reason why you are saying something Seeing as it’s your money, I suppose you can buy whatever you want. Maybe we should throw a party, seeing that it’s Dan’s birthday next week. Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • seeing as (how) … — seeing that… idiom (also informal seeing as (how)…) because of the fact that… • Seeing that he s been off sick all week he s unlikely to come. Mai …   Useful english dictionary

  • seeing — see|ing [ siıŋ ] conjunction seeing as/how/(that) SPOKEN used for giving the reason why you are saying something: Seeing as it s your money, I suppose you can buy whatever you want. Maybe we should throw a party, seeing that it s Dan s birthday… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • seeing — UK [ˈsiːɪŋ] / US [ˈsɪɪŋ] conjunction seeing as/that spoken used for giving the reason why you are saying something Seeing as it s your money, I suppose you can buy whatever you want. Maybe we should throw a party, seeing that it s Dan s birthday… …   English dictionary

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