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Synonyms for descry
dɪˈskraɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    catch sight of

    Synonyms:
    blob, blemish, snoop, recognize, stag, sight, fleck, espy, pick out, sleuth, recognise, spy, distinguish, tell apart, make out, blot, discern, spot

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. descry

    What we discern we see apart from all other objects; what we discriminate we judge apart; what we distinguish we mark apart, or recognize by some special mark or manifest difference. We discriminate by real differences; we distinguish by outward signs; an officer is readily distinguished from a common soldier by his uniform. Objects may be dimly discerned at twilight, when yet we can not clearly distinguish one from another. We descry (originally espy) what is difficult to discover. Compare DISCOVER; LOOK.

    Synonyms:
    behold, discern, discriminate, distinguish, observe, perceive, recognize, see

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. descry

    Synonyms:
    discern, recognize, discover, distinguish, espy, detect, observe, mark, perceive

    Antonyms:
    miss, overlook, misobserve

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. descry(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    discover, discern, espy, perceive, see, behold, got sight of, get a glimpse of

  2. descry(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    detect, recognize, find out, spy out

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