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Synonyms for eye

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  1. eyenoun

    A mark on an animal, such as a peacock or butterfly, resembling a human eye.

    eyelet, perceptiveness

  2. eyenoun

    The dark spot on a black-eyed pea.

    eyelet, perceptiveness

  3. eyenoun

    A reproductive bud in a potato.

    eyelet, perceptiveness

  4. eyenoun

    The dark brown center of a black-eyed Susan flower.

    eyelet, perceptiveness

  5. eyenoun

    To observe carefully.

    perceptiveness, eyelet

  6. eyenoun

    The visual sense.

    The car was quite pleasing to the eye, but impractical.

    eyelet, perceptiveness

  7. eyenoun

    To look at someone or something as if with the intent to do something with that person or thing.

    That dress caught her eye.

    eyelet, perceptiveness

  8. eyenoun

    The ability to notice what others might miss.

    He has an eye for talent.

    perceptiveness, eyelet

  9. eyenoun

    A meaningful stare or look.

    perceptiveness, eyelet

  10. eyenoun

    A private eye: a privately hired detective or investigator.

    perceptiveness, eyelet

  11. eyenoun

    A hole at the blunt end of a needle through which thread is passed.

    eyelet, perceptiveness

  12. eyenoun

    A fitting consisting of a loop of metal or other material, suitable for receiving a hook or the passage of a cord or line.

    eyelet, perceptiveness

  13. eyenoun

    The relatively clear and calm center of a hurricane or other such storm.

    perceptiveness, eyelet

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eye, oculus, opticnoun

    the organ of sight

    heart, middle, oculus, center, centre, optic

  2. eyenoun

    good discernment (either visually or as if visually)

    "she has an eye for fresh talent"; "he has an artist's eye"

    heart, middle, oculus, center, centre, optic

  3. eyenoun

    attention to what is seen

    "he tried to catch her eye"

    heart, middle, oculus, center, centre, optic

  4. center, centre, middle, heart, eyenoun

    an area that is approximately central within some larger region

    "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"

    affection, warmness, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, philia, plaza, meat, centre, center, tenderness, snapper, core, marrow, sum, fondness, nerve, ticker, nerve center, shopping center, midsection, optic, midriff, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, bosom, mall, essence, nub, mettle, pump, heart and soul, shopping centre, oculus, spunk, midpoint, middle

  5. eyeverb

    a small hole or loop (as in a needle)

    "the thread wouldn't go through the eye"

    heart, middle, oculus, center, centre, optic

  6. eye, eyeballverb

    look at


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. eyenoun

    organ of sight, organ of vision

  2. eyenoun

    sight, view, estimate, judgment

  3. eyenoun

    watch, notice, vigilance, observation, inspection

  4. eyenoun

    perforation, aperture, eyelet

  5. eyenoun

    bud, shoot

  6. eyeverb

    watch, observe, view, look on, fix the eye on, keep in view, have an eye on

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  1. Dimitri Louis:

    She started off as a seeing eye dog. She went through the training to be a seeing eye dog, but then, kryptonite : Squirrels. And that became an issue, so she went into a different kind of training to be very comfortable with groups, to be comfortable with crowds. Training that made her more suited for what she does right now.

  2. Bill Maher:

    The dirty little secret is, most movies are made now with an eye to the foreign market, and Asians really are racist.

  3. Tom Goodhead:

    Driven by concern for declining revenues amidst the falling market price of iron ore, the company took risks, increased production and turned a blind eye to dangers that ultimately claimed lives and destroyed communities, bHP was woefully negligent in its duty of care and the damages sought are entirely commensurate with the devastation the company has wrought....

  4. Chris Cuomo:

    No, facts are not in the eye of the beholder, yes it is -- yes they are. Nowadays they are.

  5. Matthew Hale:

    They were sitting in front of Congress looking them straight in the eye and saying tobacco doesn't cause cancer, and Americans said, 'You're crazy.'.

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