- IPA: /ˈsiːsɔː/
seesaw (plural seesaws)
- A structure composed of a plank, balanced in the middle, used as a game in which one person goes up as the other goes down.
- Synonyms: teeter-totter
- A series of up-and-down movements.
- A series of alternating movements or feelings.
- He has been arguing in a circle; there is thus a seesaw between the hypothesis and fact.
- French: balançoire, tapecul
- German: Wippe; (Switzerland) Gigampfi
- Italian: altalena
- Portuguese: gangorra (Brazil), balancé (Portugal)
- Russian: каче́ли
- Spanish: balancín, subibaja
- Spanish: balanceo
seesaw (seesaws, present participle seesawing; past and past participle seesawed)
- (intransitive) To use a seesaw.
- (intransitive, by extension) To fluctuate.
- (transitive) To cause to move backward and forward in seesaw fashion.
- He seesaws himself to and fro.
- German: wippen
- Russian: кача́ться на доске́
- Russian: колебаться