AskDefine | Define descry

Dictionary Definition

descry v : catch sight of [syn: spot, espy, spy] [also: descried]

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Transitive verb

  1. To see
  2. To notice carefully; detect

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

appreciate, behold, catch, catch sight of, clap eyes on, come alive, comprehend, detect, discern, discover, distinguish, encounter, espy, glimpse, have in sight, hit, identify, ken, lay eyes on, look on, look upon, make out, mark, meet with, note, notice, observe, penetrate, perceive, pick out, pick up, pierce, plumb, realize, recognize, see, see daylight, see into, see the light, see through, sense, sight, spot, spy, take in, turn up, twig, understand, view, witness
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