• The ability to see.
  • The act of seeing; perception of objects by the eye; view.
  • Something seen.
  • Something worth seeing; a spectacle, either good or bad.
  • A device used in aiming a projectile, through which the person aiming looks at the intended target.
  • A small aperture through which objects are to be seen, and by which their direction is settled or ascertained.
  • a great deal, a lot; .
  • In a drawing, picture, etc., that part of the surface, as of paper or canvas, which is within the frame or the border or margin. In a frame, the open space, the opening.
  • The instrument of seeing; the eye.
  • Mental view; opinion; judgment.


  • To register visually.
  • To get sight of (something).
  • To apply sights to; to adjust the sights of; also, to give the proper elevation and direction to by means of a sight.
  • To take aim at.


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  • From Middle English siȝht, siȝt, siht, from Old English siht, sihþ, from Proto-West Germanic *sihti, equivalent to see + -th. Cognate with Scots sicht, Saterland Frisian Sicht, West Frisian sicht, Dutch zicht, German Low German Sicht, German Sicht, Danish sigte, Swedish sikte.

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