sight

n.
view

1) to catch; keep sight of

2) to lose sight of

3) at (the) sight (to faint at the sight of blood; to fall in love at first sight)

4) by sight (to know smb. by sight)

5) in, within sight (the ship was no longer in sight)

6) on sight (to shoot looters on sight)

7) out of sight

8) (misc.) to come into sight

something seen

9) a beautiful; comical, funny; disturbing; familiar; horrendous, horrible; memorable; pitiful; pleasant; sorry; thrilling; ugly; unpleasant sight

device used to aim a gun

10) to adjust one's sights

11) to line up one's sights

12) a front; panoramic; peep; rear; telescopic sight

13) (misc.) to have smb. in one's sights

ability to see

14) keen sight

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[saɪt]
comical
horrendous
keep sight of
memorable
panoramic
telescopic sight
ugly
unpleasant sight
within sight (the ship was no longer in sight)
(misc.) to come into sight
(misc.) to have smb. in one's sights
['ability to see'] keen sight
['device used to aim a gun'] to adjust one's sights
['something seen'] a beautiful
['view'] to catch
a front
out of sight
to line up one's sights
to lose sight of
at (the) sight (to faint at the sight of blood; to fall in love at first sight)
by sight (to know smb. by sight)
on sight (to shoot looters on sight)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • sight — (n.) O.E. gesiht, gesihð thing seen, from P.Gmc. *sekh(w) (Cf. Dan. sigte, Swed. sigt, M.Du. sicht, Du. zicht, O.H.G. siht, Ger. Sicht, Gesicht), stem of O.E. seon (see SEE (Cf. see) (v.)). Meaning …   Etymology dictionary

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