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Definition of "sight" []

  • The ability to see. (noun)
  • The act or fact of seeing: hoping for a sight of land; caught sight of a rare bird. (noun)
  • Field of vision. (noun)
  • The foreseeable future; prospect: no solution in sight. (noun)
  • Mental perception or consideration: We lost sight of the purpose of our visit. (noun)
  • The power or faculty of seeing; perception by the eyes; vision (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The act or an instance of seeing (noun)
  • The range of vision (noun)
  • Range of mental vision; point of view; judgment (noun)
  • A glimpse or view (esp in the phrases catch sight of, lose sight of) (noun)
  • Anything that is seen (noun)
  • Anything worth seeing; spectacle (noun)
  • Anything unpleasant or undesirable to see (noun)
  • Any of various devices or instruments used to assist the eye in making alignments or directional observations, esp such a device used in aiming a gun (noun)
  • An observation or alignment made with such a device (noun)
  • An opportunity for observation (noun)
  • Insight or skill (noun)
  • To see, view, or glimpse (verb)
  • To furnish with a sight or sights (verb)
  • To adjust the sight of (verb)
  • To aim (a firearm) using the sight (verb)

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Use "sight" in a sentence
  • "To me also it was granted to see the man on that journey, [537] and by the sight of him and by his word I was refreshed, and _I rejoiced as in all riches_; [538] and I, in turn, though a sinner, _found grace in his sight_ [539] then, and from that time up to his death, as I said in the Preface. ["
  • "He had never heard of me, but he was so impressed by the way I sang “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” that he signed me to the label sight unseen, and selected “Boulevard” as my first single for Columbia, As it turned out, it would be one of the few times that Mitch and I saw eye to eye on the subject of repertoire."
  • "The persistence of high unemployment, with no end in sight, is really going to come back to bite the Democratic party in the ass."