HyperDic: sight

English > 9 senses of the word sight:
NOUNcognitionsightan instance of visual perception
communicationsightanything that is seen
cognitionsight, vision, visual sense, visual modalitythe ability to see
cognitionsighta range of mental vision
cognitionsight, kenthe range of vision
actsight, view, surveythe act of looking or seeing or observing / observing
quantitysight, 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, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent
VERBperceptionsight, spycatch sight of
perceptionsighttake aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)
sight > pronunciation
Soundssay't
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > sight: 9 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn instance of visual perception.
Examples
  • "the sight of his wife brought him back to reality"
  • "the train was an unexpected sight"
Broadervisual percept, visual imageA percept that arises from the eyes
Spanishimagen, visión, vista
Verbssightcatch sight of
English > sight: 9 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAnything that is seen.
Examples
  • "he was a familiar sight on the television"
  • "they went to Paris to see the sights"
NarrowerspectacleSomething or someone seen / seen / seen (especially a notable or unusual sight / sight)
BroaderdisplayExhibiting openly in public view
Spanishvisión
Catalanvisió
Verbssightcatch sight of
English > sight: 9 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe ability to see; the visual faculty.
Synonymsvision, visual sense, visual modality
Category ofvisual systemThe sensory system for vision
Narrowerachromatic visionvision using the rods
acuity, visual acuity, sharp-sightednessSharpness of vision
binocular visionvision involving the use of both eyes
central visionvision using the fovea and parafovea
color vision, chromatic vision, trichromacyThe normal ability to see colors
daylight vision, photopic visionnormal vision in daylight
distance visionvision for objects that a 20 feet or more from the viewer
eyesight, seeing, sightednessnormal use of the faculty of vision
monocular visionvision with only one eye
near visionvision for objects 2 feet or closer to the viewer
night vision, night-sight, scotopic vision, twilight visionThe ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)
peripheral visionvision at the edges of the visual field using only the periphery of the retina
stigmatismnormal eyesight
Broaderexteroceptionsensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
modality, sense modality, sensory systemA particular sense
Spanishvisión, vista
Catalanvisió, vista
Adjectivesocular, optic, optical, visualrelating to or using sight
Verbssightcatch sight of
English > sight: 9 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA range of mental vision.
Example"in his sight she could do no wrong"
Broaderposition, view, perspectiveA way of regarding situations or topics etc.
Spanishpunto de vista, vista
English > sight: 9 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningThe range of vision.
Example"out of sight of land"
Synonymken
Broadercompass, range, reach, graspThe limit of capability
Spanishcampo visual, vista
Verbssightcatch sight of
English > sight: 9 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of looking or seeing or observing / observing.
Synonymsview, survey
NarrowereyefulA full view
Broaderlook, looking, looking atThe act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
Spanishvista
Catalanvista
Verbssightcatch sight of
English > sight: 9 senses > noun 7, quantity
Meaning(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent.
Synonymsbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
Narrowerflood, inundation, deluge, torrentAn overwhelming number or amount
haymowA mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishavalancha, barbaridad, bestialidad, burrada, cantidad, cúmulo, enormidad, fajo, lote, mogollón, montaña, montón, multitud, passel, pila
Catalanapilament, apilotament, castell, cúmul, estiba, feix, lot, manyoc, muntanya, munt, passel, pila, pilot, quantitat, tou
English > sight: 9 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningcatch sight of; to perceive with the eyes.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge"
Synonymspy
Narrowerdescry, spot, espy, spyCatch sight of
detect, observe, find, discover, noticeDiscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
Broaderperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Spanishavistar, divisar, ver
Catalanalbirar, ataüllar, divisar
Nounssightthe act of looking or seeing or observing / observing
sightthe ability to see
sightan instance of visual perception
sightthe range of vision
sightanything that is seen
sightingthe act of observing / observing
English > sight: 9 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningtake aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device) .
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderaim, take, train, take aim, directPoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
Spanishver

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