When do we use “sea”?
Always used as a noun, “sea” mainly defines a very large, natural expanse of salt water. The same word can also be used when trying to express a large expanse of something, such as a big gathering of people.
When do we use “see”?
“See” is used as a verb only, in any context, and mainly defines the action of noticing people or things with the eyes. There are several other secondary meanings that “see” is used for, such as understanding something, meeting or visiting someone, watching a TV show or movie, imagining or thinking about somebody in a particular way or situation, or even being witness to something of magnitude or importance. The examples below will illustrate all these meanings for you more clearly.
There are several different meanings and situations where “sea” and “see” can be used, but the two words have nothing in common other than sounding the same! Ensure you commit to memory their main meanings in order to prevent confusion for the readers of your work!
A great trick to remember which one means which is to keep in mind that “sea” is always a noun and “see” is always a verb. That will hopefully be enough to help you remember that “sea” refers to the large area of salt water, while “see” is the action of noticing something or somebody with the eyes.