eyesight NOUN a person's ability to see.

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  • Eyesight — Eye sight , n. Sight of the eye; the sense of seeing; view; observation. [1913 Webster] Josephus sets this down from his own eyesight. Bp. Wilkins. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eyesight — (n.) c.1200, from EYE (Cf. eye) (n.) + SIGHT (Cf. sight) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • eyesight — [n] vision optics, perceiving, perception, range of view, seeing, sight, view; concept 629 …   New thesaurus

  • eyesight — [ī′sīt΄] n. 1. the power of seeing; sight; vision 2. the range of vision …   English World dictionary

  • eyesight — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ excellent, good, keen ▪ Sharks have excellent eyesight. ▪ bad, failing, poor ▪ Fai …   Collocations dictionary

  • eyesight — eye|sight [ˈaısaıt] n [U] your ability to see poor/good/failing etc eyesight ▪ Eagles have very keen eyesight. ▪ He had a problem with his eyesight …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eyesight — n. keen; poor, weak eyesight * * * [ aɪsaɪt] poor weak eyesight keen …   Combinatory dictionary

  • eyesight — eye|sight [ aı,saıt ] noun uncount the ability to see: My eyesight is really bad. Reading in poor light can damage your eyesight …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eyesight — [[t]a͟ɪsaɪt[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu supp N Your eyesight is your ability to see. He suffered from poor eyesight and could no longer read properly …   English dictionary

  • eyesight — UK [ˈaɪˌsaɪt] / US noun [uncountable] the ability to see My eyesight is really bad. Reading in poor light can damage your eyesight …   English dictionary

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