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Definition of Sight

noun
1.
the power or faculty of seeing; perception of objects by use of the eyes; vision.
2.
an act, fact, or instance of seeing.
3.
one's range of vision on some specific occasion:
Land is in sight.
4.
a view; glimpse.
5.
mental perception or regard; judgment.
6.
something seen or worth seeing; spectacle:
the sights of London.
7.
Informal. something unusual, surprising, shocking, or distressing:
They were a sight after the fight.
8.
Commerce.
  1. presentation of a bill of exchange:
    a draft payable at two months after sight.
  2. a showing of goods, especially gems, held periodically for wholesalers.
9.
Older Use. a multitude; great deal:
It's a sight better to work than to starve.
10.
an observation taken with a surveying, navigating, or other instrument to ascertain an exact position or direction.
11.
any of various mechanical or optical viewing devices, as on a firearm or surveying instrument, for aiding the eye in aiming.
12.
Obsolete. skill; insight.
verb (used with object)
13.
to see, glimpse, notice, or observe:
to sight a ship to the north.
14.
to take a sight or observation of (a stake, coastline, etc.), especially with surveying or navigating instruments.
15.
to direct or aim by a sight or sights, as a firearm.
16.
to provide with sights or adjust the sights of, as a gun.
verb (used without object)
17.
to aim or observe through a sight.
18.
to look carefully in a certain direction.
Idioms
19.
at first sight, at the first glimpse; at once:
It was love at first sight.
20.
at sight,
  1. immediately upon seeing, especially without referring elsewhere for assurance, further information, etc.:
    to translate something at sight.
  2. Commerce. on presentation:
    a draft payable at sight.
21.
catch sight of, to get a glimpse of; espy:
We caught sight of the lake below.
22.
know by sight, to recognize (a person or thing) seen previously:
I know him by sight, but I know nothing about him.
23.
not by a long sight, Informal. definitely not:
Is that all? Not by a long sight.
24.
on / upon sight, immediately upon seeing:
to shoot him on sight; to recognize someone on sight.
25.
out of sight,
  1. beyond one's range of vision.
  2. Informal. beyond reason; exceedingly high:
    The price is out of sight.
  3. Slang. (often used as an interjection) fantastic; marvelous: a ceremony so glamorous it was out of sight.
    Oh wow! Out of sight!
26.
sight for sore eyes, someone or something whose appearance on the scene is cause for relief or gladness.
27.
sight unseen, without previous examination:
to buy something sight unseen.

Sight Example in a sentance

We are all familiar with the sight by now: everyone in a family.
Peaceful coexistence is an uplifting sight.
Why is there no respite in sight?
Forgetting basic etiquette during Ramadan is a common sight, unfortunately.
The sight and sound of it had reached many shores including ours.

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