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Synonyms for glimpse

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Wiktionary3.0 / 1 vote

  1. glimpseverb

    notice, perceive, catch sight of, spot, detect

  2. glimpseverb

    To see or view briefly or incompletely.

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

    notice, catch sight of, detect, spot, perceive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 6 votes

  1. glimpse

    sight, inkling, glance, glimmering, survey

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

Princeton's WordNet2.8 / 6 votes

  1. glance, glimpse, coup d'oeilnoun

    a quick look

    glance, coup d'oeil

  2. glimpsenoun

    a brief or incomplete view

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

    glance, coup d'oeil

  3. glimpseverb

    a vague indication

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

    glance, coup d'oeil

  4. glimpseverb

    catch a glimpse of or see briefly

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. glimpsenoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.4 / 5 votes

  1. glimpsenoun

    glance, flash, inkling

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "glimpse":

    overview, glimmer, refresher, chronic

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  1. Van Tatenhove:

    I think we saw a glimpse of what the vision of Oath Keepers is on January 6, it doesn't necessarily include the rule of law. It includes violence. It includes trying to get their way through lies, through deceit, through intimidation and through the perpetration of violence.

  2. Caleb Ashling:

    We had some reports from residents of some increasingly large groups of goldfish out on Keller Lake, folks were seeing them from shore or if they were out kayaking, they would catch a glimpse of them when they were out in their boat.

  3. Joel Leja:

    This is our first glimpse back this far, so it’s important that we keep an open mind about what we are seeing, while the data indicates they are likely galaxies, I think there is a real possibility that a few of these objects turn out to be obscured supermassive black holes. Regardless, the amount of mass we discovered means that the known mass in stars at this period of our universe is up to 100 times greater than we had previously thought. Even if we cut the sample in half, this is still an astounding change.

  4. Sheila Nezhad:

    For me, it was a moment of deep grief, and the days that followed offered a glimpse into just how ready so many people are for massive change.

  5. Ronald David Laing:

    We are bemused and crazed creatures, strangers to our true selves, to one another, and to the spiritual and material world -- mad, even, from an ideal standpoint we can glimpse but not adopt.

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    An antonym of "besotted"
    • A. indifferent
    • B. flush
    • C. affluent
    • D. stringent

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