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 sight sight

noun

  • ( ) an instance of visual perception  ( sight )
    an instance of visual perception
     the sight of his wife brought him back to reality
    the sight of his wife brought him back to reality
     the train was an unexpected sight
    the train was an unexpected sight
  • ( ) anything that is seen  ( sight )
    anything that is seen
     he was a familiar sight on the television
    he was a familiar sight on the television
     they went to Paris to see the sights
    they went to Paris to see the sights
  • ( ) the ability to see; the visual faculty  ( sight, vision, visual modality, visual sense )
    the ability to see; the visual faculty
  • ( ) the act of looking or seeing or observing  ( sight, survey, view )
    the act of looking or seeing or observing
     he tried to get a better view of it
    he tried to get a better view of it
     his survey of the battlefield was limited
    his survey of the battlefield was limited
  • ( ) the range of vision  ( ken, sight )
    the range of vision
     out of sight of land
    out of sight of land
  • ( ) a range of mental vision  ( sight )
    a range of mental vision
     in his sight she could do no wrong
    in his sight she could do no wrong
  • ( ) (often followed by of') a large number or amount or extent  ( batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad )
    (often followed by of') a large number or amount or extent
     a batch of letters
    a batch of letters
     a deal of trouble
    a deal of trouble
     a lot of money
    a lot of money
     he made a mint on the stock market
    he made a mint on the stock market
     see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
     it must have cost plenty
    it must have cost plenty
     a slew of journalists
    a slew of journalists
     a wad of money
    a wad of money
  • verb

  • ( ) catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes  ( sight, spy )
    catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes
     he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge
    he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge
  • take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)  ( sight )
    take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)


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