eyesight

[ ahy-sahyt ]
/ ˈaɪˌsaɪt /

noun

the power or faculty of seeing.
the act or fact of seeing.
the range of the eye: to come within eyesight.

QUIZZES

HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
anchorite

Origin of eyesight

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; see origin at eye, sight
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for eyesight

British Dictionary definitions for eyesight

eyesight
/ (ˈaɪˌsaɪt) /

noun

the ability to see; faculty of sight
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for eyesight

eyesight
[ īsīt′ ]

n.

The faculty of sight; vision.
Range of vision; view.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.