spy out

phrasal verb
spied out; spying out; spies out

Definition of spy out

: to notice, find, or learn about (something) by looking often in a secret way They were trying to spy out the enemy's position.

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“Spy out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spy%20out. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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