What does sighted mean?

Definitions for sighted
ˈsaɪ tɪdsight·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sightedadjective

    able to see


  1. sightedadjective

    Not blind

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sightedadjective

    Seeing in a particular manner: It is used only in composition, as quicksighted, shortsighted.

    Etymology: from sight.

    As they might, to avoid the weather, pull the joints of the coach up close, so they might put each end down, and remain as discovered and open sighted as on horseback. Philip Sidney.

    The king was very quick sighted in discerning difficulties, and raising objections, and very slow in mastering them. Edward Hyde.


  1. sighted

    Sighted generally refers to the ability to see or having functional vision. It is often used to distinguish individuals who have a normal sense of vision from those who are visually impaired or blind. In another context, it can also refer to having seen or observed something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sighted

    of Sight

  2. Sightedadjective

    having sight, or seeing, in a particular manner; -- used in composition; as, long-sighted, short-sighted, quick-sighted, sharp-sighted, and the like

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sighted in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sighted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of sighted in a Sentence

  1. Jon Parker:

    Once drones are sighted over an airfield the authorities have no option but to suspend all flights. If they didn't and it led to a disaster then they would be slated, we've seen nothing on this scale before although Manchester Airport did suspend all flights for a short time back in 2017 after a drone was seen.

  2. Dusty Baker:

    I think human nature is to overreact, personally. It's sort of short-sighted and you just see the feeling that you have at the moment, right now, what is it, best three out of five now ? We went from best four out of seven -- now, it's best three out of five.

  3. David Valadao:

    If someone is going to run in a district like this based off of one vote on a person that lost the district, everyone who supports that type of mentality has literally given up the opportunity to win a seat and put someone in a spot that could actually fight for them and do what's right for the district, if their only issue is one vote, that's a pretty short-sighted mentality.

  4. John Berlinski:

    It's no secret that Disney is releasing films like Black Widow directly onto Disney + to increase subscribers and thereby boost the company's stock price — and that it's hiding behind Covid-19 as a pretext to do so, but ignoring the contracts of the artists responsible for the success of its films in furtherance of this short-sighted strategy violates their rights and we look forward to proving as much in court.

  5. Bryan McGrath:

    We would be operationally and strategically short-sighted not to retain unique amphibious capabilities within the Navy and Marine Corps team.

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    A recital
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