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  Definition of Sight
  1. the act of looking or seeing or observing; "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited"
  2. a optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument
  3. the range of vision; "out of sight of land"
  4. the ability to see; the faculty of vision
  5. an instance of visual perception; "the sight of his wife brought him back to reality"; "the train was an unexpected sight"
  6. a range of mental vision; "in his sight she could do no wrong"
  7. anything that is seen; "he was a familiar sight on the television"; "they went to Paris to see the sights"
  8. (often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
  9. catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; "he caught sight of the king''s men coming over the ridge"
Similar Words: view, survey, ken, vision, visual sense, visual modality, batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew

 

Hyponyms: eyeful, bombsight, gunsight, gun-sight, stigmatism, achromatic vision, acuity, visual acuity, sharp-sightedness, binocular vision, central vision, color vision, chromatic vision, trichromacy, distance vision, eyesight, seeing, sightedness, monocular vision, near vision, night vision, night-sight, scotopic vision, twilight vision, daylight vision, photopic vision, peripheral vision, spectacle, flood, inundation, deluge, torrent, descry, spot, espy, spy, detect, observe, find, discover, notice

 

Part Meronyms: firearm, piece, small-arm, surveying instrument, surveyor's instrument

 

Derivational Morphology: survey, watch, view, see, catch, take in, jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad, throng, mob, pack, pile, heap, ken, vision, visual sense, visual modality, sighting

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: besienswaardigheid and gesig and sien and sig and visier   Arabic: منظر يستحق المشاهدة and مشهد and نظر  
Catalan: vista   Chinese: 瞄准镜 and 视野 and 视力 and 景色  
Dutch: aanblik and bezienswaardigheid and gezichtsvermogen and vizier   Finnish: nähdä and nähtävyys and näkö and näköala and tähtäin  
French: mire and voir and vue   German: sehen and Sehenswürdigkeit and Sehvermögen and Visier  
Hebrew: אתר and כוונת and מראה and ראייה   Irish: amharc  
Italian: mirino and spettacolo and vedere and vista   Latvian: redze  
Polish: atrakcja turystyczna and celownik and dojrzeć and widok and wzrok   Portuguese: mira and ver and visão and vista  
Russian: вид and достопримечательность and зрение and прицел and увидеть   Serbian: vid and vidik, prizor and vizir  
Spanish: lugar and ver and visión and visor   Swedish: anblick and se and sevärdhet and sikte and syn  
Telugu: దృశ్యము and దృష్టి   Vietnamese: cảnh and nhìn thấy and tầm nhìn and thị lực  
 
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