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Definition of eye verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

eye

 verb
verb
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eye somebody/something (+ adv./prep.)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they eye
 
he / she / it eyes
 
past simple eyed
 
-ing form eyeing
 
 
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to look at someone or something carefully, especially because you want something or you are suspicious of something to eye someone suspiciously He couldn't help eyeing the cakes hungrily. They eyed us with alarm.
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