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eye

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1 a circular strip

  • push the drawstring through the metal eye and knot it on one end
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2 a state of being aware

  • this young actor has the eye of every director in Hollywood
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3 a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest

  • this wilderness area is at the eye of the controversy between conservation and development
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where it's at

5 an instance of looking especially briefly

  • all of the hungry luncheon guests cast an eager eye on the buffet table as they took their seats
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6 the ability to see

  • her eyes are diminishing with age
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7 a fixed intent look

  • peering through the binoculars with a sharp eye
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aspect [archaic], gape, gaze, regard, scrutiny, stare

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blink [chiefly Scottish], flash, glance, glimpse, peek, peep, sight, stime [chiefly Scottish {amp}amp; Irish]

oeillade, ogle

browse, scan


eye

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1 to keep one's eyes on

  • a lot of his backyard bird watching was spent eyeing the squirrels as they depleted the bird feeder of seeds
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have one's eye on

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2 to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes

  • I wondered who tracked dirt all over the floor until I eyed the muddy sneakers
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get a load of [slang], lay eyes on, set eyes on

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3 to give serious and careful thought to

  • we're eyeing the possibility of buying property there
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beat one's brains out (about), chew on, cudgel oneʼs brains (about), look at

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