see also

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see also

  1. A suggestion that other topics of study are related to a current topic.
    • 1998, Merriam-Webster's Manual for Writers and Editors, p. 256:
      A see also reference from a main heading is set as a subheading; a see also reference from a subheading is set as a sub-subheading.

Usage notes[edit]

In legal writing, see is used to indicate that a given reference directly supports a statement, while see also is used to indicate that a given reference is less directly related to that statement, and but see is used to indicate that a given reference contradicts that statement.

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