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spy

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of spy

  1. to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes <I spy a motel off in the distance, so let's spend the night there> Synonyms behold, catch, descry, discern, distinguish, espy, eye, look (at), note, notice, observe, perceive, regard, remark, sight, spot, see, view, witnessRelated Words identify, make out, pick out, pick up; attend (to), consider, heed, mark, mind; study, watch; examine, inspect, scan, scrutinize, survey; glance (at), glimpse, peer (at)Near Antonyms disregard, ignore, neglect, overpass, pass over; miss, overlook




spy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of spy

  1. a person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country <the government spy risked his life every day in the fight against global terrorism> Synonyms agent, asset, emissary, intelligencer, mole, operative, spook, undercover Related Words courier; counterspy, double agent, sleeper; infiltrator, informer, stool pigeon; spymaster, superspy Phrases secret agent, undercover agent




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