Synonyms of sights


1. sights, optical instrument

usage: an optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument


1. sights, optical instrument

usage: an instance of visual perception; "the sight of his wife brought him back to reality"; "the train was an unexpected sight"

2. sight, visual percept, visual image

usage: anything that is seen; "he was a familiar sight on the television"; "they went to Paris to see the sights"

3. sight, display

usage: the ability to see; the visual faculty

4. sight, vision, visual sense, visual modality, modality, sense modality, sensory system, exteroception

usage: a range of mental vision; "in his sight she could do no wrong"

5. sight, position, view, perspective

usage: the range of vision; "out of sight of land"

6. sight, ken, compass, range, reach, grasp

usage: the act of looking or seeing or observing; "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited"

7. view, survey, sight, look, looking, looking at

usage: (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"; "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"


1. spy, sight, perceive, comprehend

usage: catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; "he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge"

2. sight, aim, take, train, take aim, direct

usage: take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)

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