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sight
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 15
1. To take aim by a sight.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. The act of seeing; perception of objects by the eye; view; as, to gain sight of land.
3. The state of admitting unobstructed vision; visibility; open view; region which the eye at one time surveys; space through which the power of vision extends; as, an object within sight.
4. A spectacle; a view; a show; something worth seeing.
6. Inspection; examination; as, a letter intended for the sight of only one person.
11. A great number, quantity, or sum; as, a sight of money.
12. To get sight of; to see; as, to sight land; to sight a wreck.
13. To look at through a sight; to see accurately; as, to sight an object, as a star.
14. To apply sights to; to adjust the sights of; also, to give the proper elevation and direction to by means of a sight; as, to sight a rifle or a cannon.
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