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sight

Synonyms of sight in English:

noun

  • 1 she has excellent sight
    eyesight, vision, eyes, faculty of sight, visual perception
  • 2 her first sight of it
    view, glimpse, glance, look
  • 3 within sight of the enemy
    range of vision, field of vision, view
  • 4 dated we are all equal in the sight of God
    perception, judgment, belief, opinion, point of view, view, viewpoint, mind, perspective, standpoint
  • 5 historic sights
    landmark, place of interest, monument, spectacle, view, marvel, wonder
  • 6 informal I must look a sight
    eyesore, spectacle, mess
    informal fright
  • verb

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  • 1 one of the helicopters sighted wreckage
    glimpse, catch/get a glimpse of, catch sight of, see, spot, spy, notice, observe
    literary espy, descry
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    optical, visual relating to sight

    Phrases

    catch sight of
    1
    we caught sight of a dim flicker of light in the distance
    glimpse, catch/get a glimpse of, see, spot, spy, make out, pick out, have sight of
    literary espy, descry
    set one's sights on
    2
    she set her sights on a teaching career
    aspire to, aim at/for, try for, strive for/toward, work toward
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