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sight

[ sahyt ]
/ saɪt /
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noun
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
to aim or observe through a sight.
to look carefully in a certain direction.
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Idioms about sight

Origin of sight

before 950; Middle English (noun); Old English sihth (more often gesihth, gesiht; cognate with German Gesicht face; cf. y-), derivative of sēon to see1; see -th1

OTHER WORDS FROM sight

sight·a·ble, adjectivesighter, nounre·sight, verb (used with object)un·der·sight, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sight

cite, sight , site
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British Dictionary definitions for sight

sight
/ (saɪt) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of sight

sightable, adjective

Word Origin for sight

Old English sihth; related to Old High German siht; see see 1
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 sight

sight
[ sīt ]

n.
The ability to see.
Field of vision.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Other Idioms and Phrases with sight

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