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eyes

noun
plural of eye

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a circular strip
  • push the drawstring through the metal eye and knot it on one end

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2 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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4 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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5 the ability to see
  • her eyes are diminishing with age

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6 a fixed intent look
  • peering through the binoculars with a sharp eye

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eyes

verb
present tense third-person singular of 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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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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“Eyes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eyes. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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