noun, plural spies.
verb (used without object), spied, spy·ing.
verb (used with object), spied, spy·ing.
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This is an agency that spied on the very committee investigating it and whose current director is an admitted liar.After Torture Report, Our Moral Authority As a Nation Is Gone|Nick Gillespie|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Biographer Jane Ridley has written of Edward VII, “He spied on Bertie, he whipped him, he treated him as a patient.”
Kim Kardashian We spied, with our little eyes, something that may not have been as curvy as it appeared.James Franco and More Celebrity Social Media Fails|Marina Watts|April 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She hurried in the direction from which the soldier was fleeing and spied a man in combat fatigues.
The last release of secret docs revealed the Security Service spied on Charlie Chaplin at the request of J Edgar Hoover's FBI.The Daily Beast Looks Ahead: February 24 - March 2|Brandy Zadrozny|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She spied the sword, picked it up, and seeing the blood, let it fall again with her hands thrown wide.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. XII (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Neither of them worried about being overheard or spied upon.What The Left Hand Was Doing|Gordon Randall Garrett
Then had he spied on my fore-finger a big ring of silver, very well double-gilted.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Volume V|J. H. Merle d'Aubigné
Duchemin, however, thought it safer than the water of the place, when he had spied out the associations of the well.Alias The Lone Wolf|Louis Joseph Vance
An ammunition box was spied on the ground between the lines.Australia in Arms|Phillip F.E. Schuler