HyperDic: spying

English > 3 senses of the word spying:
NOUNactspyingkeeping a secret or furtive watch
actspying, undercover workthe act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes
actspying, detection, catching, espial, spottingthe act of detecting something
spying > pronunciation
Soundsspay'ihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > spying: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningKeeping a secret or furtive watch.
Broaderwatch, vigilA purposeful surveillance to guard or observe / observe
Verbsspywatch, observe, or inquire secretly
English > spying: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes.
Synonymundercover work
NarrowerespionageThe systematic use of spies to get military or political secrets
Broaderintelligence, intelligence activity, intelligence operationThe operation of gathering information about an enemy / enemy
Spanishtrabajo clandestino
Catalantreball clandestí
Verbsspysecretly collect sensitive or classified information
English > spying: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of detecting something; catching sight of something.
Synonymsdetection, catching, espial, spotting
Broaderdiscovery, find, uncoveringThe act of discovering something
Spanishcaptación, detección, espionaje, localización
Catalandetecció
Verbsspycatch sight of

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