Synonyms for (noun) sight

Synonyms: view, sight, survey

Definition: the act of looking or seeing or observing

Usage: he tried to get a better view of it; his survey of the battlefield was limited

Similar words: look, looking, looking at

Definition: the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually

Usage: 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


Synonyms: ken, sight

Definition: the range of vision

Usage: out of sight of land

Similar words: range, reach, compass, grasp

Definition: the limit of capability

Usage: within the compass of education


Synonyms: sight, vision, visual modality, visual sense

Definition: the ability to see; the visual faculty

Similar words: sense modality, sensory system, modality

Definition: a particular sense


Similar words: exteroception

Definition: sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body


Synonyms: sight

Definition: an instance of visual perception

Usage: the sight of his wife brought him back to reality; the train was an unexpected sight

Similar words: visual image, visual percept

Definition: a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system


Synonyms: sight

Definition: a range of mental vision

Usage: in his sight she could do no wrong

Similar words: position, perspective, view

Definition: a way of regarding situations or topics etc.

Usage: consider what follows from the positivist view


Synonyms: sight

Definition: anything that is seen

Usage: he was a familiar sight on the television; they went to Paris to see the sights

Similar words: display

Definition: exhibiting openly in public view

Usage: a display of courage


Synonyms: batch, mint, mountain, muckle, peck, passel, tidy sum, deal, spate, sight, slew, stack, heap, hatful, good deal, great deal, wad, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, lot, mass, mess, mickle, flock

Definition: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Usage: 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

Similar words: large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude

Synonyms for (verb) sight

Synonyms: sight, spy

Definition: catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes

Usage: he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge

Similar words: comprehend, perceive

Definition: to become aware of through the senses

Usage: I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon


Synonyms: sight

Definition: take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)

Similar words: aim, direct, take, take aim, train

Definition: point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards

Usage: 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