Definitions for ESPYɪˈspaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

es•pyɪˈspaɪ(v.t.)-pied, -py•ing.

  1. to see at a distance; catch sight of.

Origin of espy:

1175–1225; ME < OF espier蠐 Gmc; see espionage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. descry, spot, espy, spy(verb)

    catch sight of

Wiktionary

  1. espy(Verb)

    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.

  2. espy(Verb)

    To inspect narrowly; to examine and keep watch upon; to watch; to observe.

  3. espy(Verb)

    To look or search narrowly; to look about; to watch; to take notice; to spy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Espy(verb)

    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

  2. Espy(verb)

    to inspect narrowly; to examine and keep watch upon; to watch; to observe

  3. Espy(verb)

    to look or search narrowly; to look about; to watch; to take notice; to spy

  4. Espy(noun)

    a spy; a scout

Freebase

  1. Espy

    Espy is a census-designated place in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,642 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bloomsburg–Berwick Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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