English noun: sight
|1.||sight (cognition) an instance of visual perception|
|Samples||The sight of his wife brought him back to reality.|
The train was an unexpected sight.
|Broader (hypernym)||visual image, visual percept|
|2.||sight (communication) anything that is seen|
|Samples||He was a familiar sight on the television.|
They went to Paris to see the sights.
|3.||sight (cognition) the ability to see; the visual faculty|
|Synonyms||vision, visual modality, visual sense|
|Broader (hypernym)||exteroception, modality, sense modality, sensory system|
|Narrower (hyponym)||achromatic vision, acuity, binocular vision, central vision, chromatic vision, color vision, daylight vision, distance vision, eyesight, monocular vision, near vision, night vision, night-sight, peripheral vision, photopic vision, scotopic vision, seeing, sharp-sightedness, sightedness, stigmatism, trichromacy, twilight vision, visual acuity|
|Domain category members||visual system|
|4.||sight (cognition) a range of mental vision|
|Samples||In his sight she could do no wrong.|
|Broader (hypernym)||perspective, position, view|
|5.||sight (cognition) the range of vision|
|Samples||Out of sight of land.|
|Broader (hypernym)||compass, grasp, range, reach|
|6.||sight (act) the act of looking or seeing or observing|
|Samples||He tried to get a better view of it.|
His survey of the battlefield was limited.
|Broader (hypernym)||look, looking, looking at|
|7.||sight (quantity) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent|
|Samples||A batch of letters.|
A deal of trouble.
A lot of money.
He made a mint on the stock market.
See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
It must have cost plenty.
A slew of journalists.
A wad of money.
|Synonyms||batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad|
|Broader (hypernym)||large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity|
|Narrower (hyponym)||deluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent|
English verb: sight
|1.||sight (perception) catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes|
|Samples||He caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||comprehend, perceive|
|Narrower (hyponym)||descry, detect, discover, espy, find, notice, observe, spot, spy|
|2.||sight (perception) take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||aim, direct, take, take aim, train|