within sight of

in (or within) sight of 1) so as to see or be seen from. 2) close to attaining.
Main Entry: sight

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  • within sight of — index almost Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • within sight — …   Useful english dictionary

  • in (or within) sight of — 1》 so as to see or be seen from. 2》 within reach of; close to attaining. → sigh for …   English new terms dictionary

  • sight — ► NOUN 1) the faculty or power of seeing. 2) the action or fact of seeing someone or something. 3) the area or distance within which someone can see or something can be seen. 4) a thing that one sees or that can be seen. 5) (sights) places of… …   English terms dictionary

  • Sight — (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing; perception of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sight draft — Sight Sight (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sight — sight1 W2S2 [saıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ability to see)¦ 2¦(act of seeing)¦ 3¦(thing you see)¦ 4 in/within sight 5 within/in sight of something 6 in your sights 7 out of sight 8 out of sight, out of mind 9 disappear/vanish from sight …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sight — [[t]sa͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦ sights, sighting, sighted 1) N UNCOUNT: oft poss N Someone s sight is their ability to see. My sight is failing, and I can t see to read any more... I use the sense of sound much more than the sense of sight. Syn …   English dictionary

  • sight — 1 /saIt/ noun 1 ABILITY TO SEE (U) the physical ability to see: Anne s sight is very good for someone of her age. | He has no sight in his right eye, but his left eye is fine. | lose your sight (=become blind): She had lost her sight in a riding… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sight — noun 1》 the faculty or power of seeing. 2》 the action or fact of seeing someone or something.     ↘the area or distance within which someone can see or something can be seen. 3》 a thing that one sees or that can be seen.     ↘(sights) places of… …   English new terms dictionary

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