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    sight - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sight

    Definition
    (noun) an instance of visual perception
    Example Sentence
    • the sight of his wife brought him back to reality
    • the train was an unexpected sight
    Definition
    (noun) anything that is seen
    Example Sentence
    • he was a familiar sight on the television
    • they went to Paris to see the sights
    Definition
    (noun) the ability to see; the visual faculty Definition
    (noun) a range of mental vision
    Example Sentence
    • in his sight she could do no wrong
    Definition
    (noun) the range of vision
    Synonyms : ken
    Example Sentence
    • out of sight of land
    Definition
    (noun) the act of looking or seeing or observing
    Synonyms : survey , view
    Example Sentence
    • he tried to get a better view of it
    • his survey of the battlefield was limited
    Definition
    (noun) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    Example Sentence
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
    Definition
    (verb) catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes
    Synonyms : spy
    Example Sentence
    • he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge
    Definition
    (verb) take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)
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