Definitions for sight

Definitions for (noun) sight

Main entry: view, sight, survey

Definition: the act of looking or seeing or observing

Usage: he tried to get a better view of it; his survey of the battlefield was limited

Main entry: ken, sight

Definition: the range of vision

Usage: out of sight of land

Main entry: sight, vision, visual modality, visual sense

Definition: the ability to see; the visual faculty

Main entry: sight

Definition: an instance of visual perception

Usage: the sight of his wife brought him back to reality; the train was an unexpected sight

Main entry: sight

Definition: a range of mental vision

Usage: in his sight she could do no wrong

Main entry: sight

Definition: anything that is seen

Usage: he was a familiar sight on the television; they went to Paris to see the sights

Main entry: batch, mint, mountain, muckle, peck, passel, tidy sum, deal, spate, sight, slew, stack, heap, hatful, good deal, great deal, wad, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, lot, mass, mess, mickle, flock

Definition: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Usage: 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

Definitions for (verb) sight

Main entry: sight, spy

Definition: catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes

Usage: he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge

Main entry: sight

Definition: take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)

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