sighted

adjective

sight·​ed ˈsī-təd How to pronounce sighted (audio)
: having sight
clear-sighted
a sighted person

Examples of sighted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Do not enter the water if sharks are known to be present, and get out of the water if sharks are sighted. Gary T. Mills, USA TODAY, 1 July 2024 Bodies were sighted, but fuel that could have been easily ignited and the natural terrain hampered rescue efforts to the point where even airboats were eventually prohibited from skimming the river of grass to help. Miami Herald Archives, Miami Herald, 10 May 2024 Brackish water dolphins are often sighted where the lake empties into the Arabian Sea. Prasad Ramamurthy, Travel + Leisure, 7 May 2024 Some exhibits feature Braille, tactile displays and immersive sounds intended for blind and low-vision visitors as well as sighted ones. Christopher Kuo, New York Times, 8 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for sighted 

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Word History

First Known Use

1552, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sighted was in 1552

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Cite this Entry

“Sighted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sighted. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

sighted

adjective
sight·​ed ˈsīt-əd How to pronounce sighted (audio)
: having sight
clear-sighted

Medical Definition

sighted

adjective
sight·​ed ˈsīt-əd How to pronounce sighted (audio)
: having sight : not blind
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