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spies

noun
plural of spy

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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spies

verb
present tense third-person singular of spy

Synonyms & Antonyms of spies (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Spies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spies. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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