1: an instance of visual perception; "the sight of his wife brought him back to reality"; "the train was an unexpected sight"
2: anything that is seen; "he was a familiar sight on the
television"; "they went to Paris to see the sights"
3: the ability to see; the faculty of vision [syn: vision, visual sense, visual modality]
4: a optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument
5: a range of mental vision; "in his sight she could do no wrong"
6: the range of vision; "out of sight of land" [syn: ken]
7: the act of looking or seeing or observing; "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited" [syn: view, survey]
8: (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"; "it must have cost plenty" [syn: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew]
v : catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; "he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge"
Adjacent words: sieve tube | Sif | sift | sifter | sifting | sigeh | sigh | sight | sight bill | sight draft | sight gag | sighted | sightedness | sighting | sightless | sightlessness