Definitions of sight

The word sight uses 5 letters:ghist.

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v. t. - The act of seeing; perception of objects by the eye; view; as, to gain sight of land. 2

v. t. - The power of seeing; the faculty of vision, or of perceiving objects by the instrumentality of the eyes. 2

v. t. - The state of admitting unobstructed vision; visibility; open view; region which the eye at one time surveys; space through which the power of vision extends; as, an object within sight. 2

v. t. - A spectacle; a view; a show; something worth seeing. 2

v. t. - The instrument of seeing; the eye. 2

v. t. - Inspection; examination; as, a letter intended for the sight of only one person. 2

v. t. - Mental view; opinion; judgment; as, in their sight it was harmless. 2

v. t. - A small aperture through which objects are to be seen, and by which their direction is settled or ascertained; as, the sight of a quadrant. 2

v. t. - A small piece of metal, fixed or movable, on the breech, muzzle, center, or trunnion of a gun, or on the breech and the muzzle of a rifle, pistol, etc., by means of which the eye is guided in aiming. 2

v. t. - In a drawing, picture, etc., that part of the surface, as of paper or canvas, which is within the frame or the border or margin. In a frame or the like, the open space, the opening. 2

v. t. - A great number, quantity, or sum; as, a sight of money. 2

v. t. - To get sight of; to see; as, to sight land; to sight a wreck. 2

v. t. - To look at through a sight; to see accurately; as, to sight an object, as a star. 2

v. t. - To apply sights to; to adjust the sights of; also, to give the proper elevation and direction to by means of a sight; as, to sight a rifle or a cannon. 2

v. i. - To take aim by a sight. 2