Meaning of SIGHT in English



Function: transitive verb

Date: 1602

1 : to get or catch sight of <several whales were sight ed >

2 : to look at through or as if through a sight especially : to test for straightness

3 : to aim by means of sights

4 a : to equip with sights b : to adjust the sights of

intransitive verb

1 : to take aim

2 : to look carefully in a particular direction

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.