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Dictionary definition for: Sight

1. (n) an instance of visual perception; "the sight of his wife brought him back to reality" "the train was an unexpected sight"

2. (v) catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; "he caught sight of the king''s men coming over the ridge"

3. (n) anything that is seen; "he was a familiar sight on the television" "they went to Paris to see the sights"

4. (n) the ability to see; the faculty of vision

5. (n) a optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument

6. (n) a range of mental vision; "in his sight she could do no wrong"

7. (n) the range of vision; "out of sight of land"

8. (n) the act of looking or seeing or observing; "he tried to get a better view of it" "his survey of the battlefield was limited"

9. (n) (often followed by "of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters" "a deal of trouble" "a lot of money" "he made a mint on the stock market" "it must have cost plenty"

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