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Synonyms for glimpse
glɪmps

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glance, glimpse, coup d'oeil(noun)

    a quick look

    Synonyms:
    glance, coup d'oeil

  2. glimpse(noun)

    a brief or incomplete view

    "from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake"

    Synonyms:
    glance, coup d'oeil

  3. glimpse(verb)

    a vague indication

    "he caught only a glimpse of the professor's meaning"

    Synonyms:
    glance, coup d'oeil

  4. glimpse(verb)

    catch a glimpse of or see briefly

    "We glimpsed the Queen as she got into her limousine"

Wiktionary

  1. glimpse(verb)

    Synonyms:
    notice, perceive, catch sight of, spot, detect

  2. glimpse(verb)

    To see or view briefly or incompletely.

    I have only begun to glimpse the magnitude of the problem.

    Synonyms:
    notice, catch sight of, detect, spot, perceive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. glimpse

    Synonyms:
    sight, inkling, glance, glimmering, survey

    Antonyms:
    observation, scrutiny, investigation, inspection, analysis, examination, exposure

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. glimpse(n.)

    Synonyms:
    glance, glimmering, GLINT, transitory view, rapid look, momentary perception

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. glimpse(n)

    Synonyms:
    glance, flash, inkling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "glimpse":

    overview, glimmer, refresher, chronic

How to pronounce glimpse?

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How to say glimpse in sign language?

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How to use glimpse in a sentence?

  1. Simon Fisher:

    It gives us our first glimpse of how genes might contribute to this particularly striking aspect of the anatomy of our species.

  2. Shriram Subramanian:

    These instances show a glimpse into the incestuous financial services industry where quid pro quo has become the norm. The rot ... is deep and needs more cleansing.

  3. Cathrine Ertmann:

    But in all of this I also saw a peace and beauty, sometimes the scare is in the brief look at something. Like when you watch a horror movie, you only see a glimpse of the ghost, murderer or monster and your imagination works all the fright up for you. I think I felt I need to see everything to make it 'normal' and undramatic. And I think it works the same way with our relation to death in general.

  4. Karen Sunde:

    To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

  5. Patrick Major:

    What we get with these readings is a bit of scientific detective work which allows us a glimpse of not just what was happening on the ground but the effects of the bombing at the edge of space.


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