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Definition of espy verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

espy

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɛˈspaɪ//
 
espy somebody/something (literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they espy
 
he / she / it espies
 
past simple espied
 
-ing form espying
 
 
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to see someone or something suddenly synonym catch sight of, spy
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