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sight

noun

1 sight

An instance of visual perception.

Roget 872: prodigy, phenomenon; wonder, wonderment; marvel, miracle; monster etc. (unconformity) 83; curiosity, lion, sight, spectacle; ... show more

Roget 846: ugliness etc. adj.; deformity, inelegance; acomia; disfigurement etc. (blemish) 848; want of symmetry, inconcinnity; distortion etc. ... show more

Polish: baczenie, obserwowanie



2 sight

Anything that is seen.

3 sight

The ability to see; the visual faculty.

synonyms: vision, visual modality, visual sense.

Dutch: aanblik, gezicht, gezichtsvermogen, zicht
Polish: wzrok

4 sight

A range of mental vision.

5 sight

The range of vision:
— Out of sight of land.

synonym: ken.

6 sight

The act of looking or seeing or observing.

synonyms: survey, view.

Roget 448: appearance, phenomenon, sight, spectacle, show, premonstration, scene, species, view, coup d'oeil [Fr.]; lookout, outlook, prospect, vista, ... show more

Roget 441: vision, sight, optics, eyesight.    view, look, espial, glance, ken [Scot.], coup d'oeil [Fr.]; glimpse, glint, peep; gaze, ... show more

Dutch: beeld, bezienswaardigheid, inspectie, onderzoek, zicht

7 sight

often followed by `of' A large number or amount or extent.

synonyms: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess ... show more.

Roget 102: multitude; numerous etc. adj.; numerosity, numerality; multiplicity; profusion etc. (plenty) 639; legion, host; great number, ... show more

Roget 31: greatness etc. adj.; magnitude; size etc. (dimensions) 192; multitude etc. (number) 102; immensity; enormity; ... show more

Dutch: bende, berg, boel, bom, bulk, bups, een groot aantal, hoop, kluit, kwak ... show more
Polish: armia, legion, tabun, zastęp

verb

1 sight

Catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes:
— He caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge.

synonym: spy.

Roget 441: see, behold, discern, perceive, have in sight, descry, sight, make out, discover, distinguish, recognize, spy, espy, ken [Scot.]; ... show more

2 sight

Take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device).


Moby thesaurus: Anschauung, aim, aim at, airscape, amazement, angle, angle of vision, assumption, astonishing thing, astonishment, atrocity, attitude, awe-inspiring, baboon, bag, barrel, basis, batch, behold, bend ... show more.

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