Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sight

7 senses of sight

Sense 1
sight -- (an instance of visual perception; "the sight of his wife brought him back to reality"; "the train was an unexpected sight")
       => visual percept, visual image -- (a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system)

Sense 2
sight -- (anything that is seen; "he was a familiar sight on the television"; "they went to Paris to see the sights")
       => display -- (exhibiting openly in public view; "a display of courage")

Sense 3
sight, vision, visual sense, visual modality -- (the ability to see; the visual faculty)
       => modality, sense modality, sensory system -- (a particular sense)
       => exteroception -- (sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body)

Sense 4
sight -- (a range of mental vision; "in his sight she could do no wrong")
       => position, view, perspective -- (a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view")

Sense 5
sight, ken -- (the range of vision; "out of sight of land")
       => compass, range, reach, grasp -- (the limit of capability; "within the compass of education")

Sense 6
view, survey, sight -- (the act of looking or seeing or observing; "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited")
       => look, looking, looking at -- (the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him")

Sense 7
batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad -- ((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"; "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")
       => large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount -- (an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sight

2 senses of sight

Sense 1
spy, sight -- (catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; "he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge")
       => perceive, comprehend -- (to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon")

Sense 2
sight -- (take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device))
       => aim, take, train, take aim, direct -- (point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent")

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