|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class III. Words Relating to Matter|
|Section III. Organic Matter|
| 2. Sensation|
| (iii) Perceptions of Light|
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|NOUN:||VISION, sight, optics, eyesight.|
VIEW, look, espial, glance, ken, coup dil [F.]; glimpse, glint, peep, peek; gaze, stare, leer; perlustration [rare], contemplation; conspection [obs.], conspectuity [obs.]; regard, survey; inspection, introspection; reconnoissance, reconnaissance, speculation, watch, espionage, espionnage [F.]; autopsy; ocular -inspection, - demonstration; sight-seeing, globe-trotting [colloq.].
VIEWPOINT, standpoint, point of view; gazebo, loophole, belvedere, watch-tower.
FIELD OF VIEW; theater or theatre, amphitheater or amphitheatre, arena, vista, horizon; commanding view, birds-eye view, panoramic view.
VISUAL ORGAN, organ of vision; eye; naked eye, unassisted eye; retina, pupil, iris, cornea, white; optics, orbs; saucer -, goggle -, gooseberry- eyes.
short sight [See Dim-sightedness]; clear -, sharp -, quick -, eagle -, piercing -, penetrating- -sight, - glance, - eye; perspicacity, discernment; catopsis.
[COMPARISON] eagle, hawk; cat, lynx, weasel; Argus.
EVIL EYE, blighting glance; basilisk, cockatrice.
[OPTICAL DEVICES] spectacles, eye-glass, lorgnette, monocle, reading glass, field glass, opera glass; telescope [See Optical Instruments]; microscope, periscope.
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|VERB:||SEE, behold, discern, perceive, have in sight, descry, sight, make out, discover, distinguish, recognize, spy, espy, ken [archaic]; get -, have -, catch- a -sight, - glimpse -of; command a view of; witness, contemplate, speculate; cast -, set- the eyes on; be a spectator of [See Spectator]; look on (be present) [See Presence]; see sights [See Curiosity]; see at a glance [See Intelligence. Wisdom].|
LOOK, view, eye; lift up the eyes, open ones eye; look -at, - on, - upon, - over, - about one, - round; survey, scan, inspect; run the eye -over, - through; reconnoiter or reconnoitre, glance- round, - on, - over; turn -, bend- ones looks upon; direct the eyes to, turn the eyes on, cast a glance.
observe (attend to) [See Attention]; watch (care) [See Care]; see with ones own eyes; watch for (expect) [See Expectation]; peep, peek, peer, pry, take a peep; play at bopeep.
look full in the face, look hard at, look intently; strain ones eyes; fix -, rivet- the eyes upon; stare, gaze; pore over, gloat on, gloat over; leer, ogle, glare; goggle; cock the eye, squint, gloat, look askance or askant.
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|ADJECTIVE:||OCULAR; seeing &c. v.; visual, optic or optical; ophthalmic.|
CLEAR-SIGHTED &c. n.; clear-eyed, far-sighted; eagle-, hawk-, lynx-, keen-, Argus- eyed.
VISIBLE [See Visibility].
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|ADVERB:||VISIBLY [See Visibility]; in sight of, with ones eyes open.|
AT SIGHT, at first sight, at a glance, at the first blush; primâ facie [L.].
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|INTERJECTION:||LOOK! (attention) [See Attention].|
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- The scales falling from ones eyes.
- An eye like Mars to threaten or command.Hamlet
- Her eyes are homes of silent prayer.Tennyson
- Looking before and after.Hamlet
- Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes.Milton