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Another word for descry

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Verb
  1. To perceive and fix the identity of, especially with difficulty

    See also:

    see

  2. To perceive, especially barely or fleetingly

      1. To go to see (a performance, for example):
      2. To become cognizant or aware of suddenly:
      3. To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
      1. To discover or ascertain the existence, presence, or fact of.
      2. To learn something hidden and often improper about:
      3. To catch or discover, as in a misdeed
      1. To perceive or recognize the difference
      2. To perceive with the eyes; detect or distinguish:
      3. To separate (a thing) mentally from another or others; recognize as separate or different
      1. To catch sight of (something that is distant, partially hidden, or obscure); glimpse.
      2. (Intransitive) To look or search narrowly; to look about; to watch; to take notice; to spy.
      3. To catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; to discover, as a distant object partly concealed, or not obvious to notice; to see at a glance; to discern unexpectedly; to spy; as, to espy land; to espy a man in a crowd.
      1. To appear by glimpses.
      2. To look quickly; glance (at)
      3. To see or view briefly or incompletely.
      1. To determine the location of (a target, the enemy, etc.)
      2. To pick out; detect; see; recognize
      3. To become marked with spots:
      1. To watch or observe closely and secretly, usually with unfriendly purpose
      2. To investigate or observe something, especially in secret:
      3. To catch sight of; see:
    See also:

    see

  3. To perceive with a special effort of the senses or the mind

      1. To catch or discover, as in a misdeed
      2. To discover or ascertain the existence, presence, or fact of.
      3. To discern (something hidden or subtle):
      1. To perceive or recognize the difference
      2. To perceive with the eyes; detect or distinguish:
      3. To separate (a thing) mentally from another or others; recognize as separate or different
      1. To perceive clearly; recognize plainly by any of the senses
      2. To perceive or indicate differences; discriminate:
      3. To separate or mark off by differences; perceive or show the difference in; differentiate
      1. To evaluate (academic work) according to a scale of letters or numbers; grade.
      2. To observe; note; take notice of; heed
      3. To give attention to; notice:
      1. To take notice; give heed:
      2. (Regional) To bring (an object or idea) to mind; remember.
      3. To pay attention to:
      1. To mention particularly
      2. (Obsolete) Contraction of ne mote (“may not").
      3. To show; indicate:
      1. To mention; refer to; comment on
      2. To perceive with the mind; detect:
      3. To take notice of; observe:
      1. To watch or be present without participating actively:
      2. To say or mention casually; remark
      3. To be or become aware of, especially through careful and directed attention; notice:
      1. To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause
      2. To mark again (a piece of work).
      3. To say or write as an observation or comment
      1. To consider:
      2. To have the power to perceive with the eyes:
      3. To perceive with the eye:
    See also:

    knowledge

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