Definition of In sight

1. Adjective. At or within a reasonable distance for seeing. "Kept the monkey in view"

Similar to: Seeable, Visible



Definition of In sight

1. Prepositional phrase. In a place where something can be seen. ¹

2. Prepositional phrase. Figuratively near or close in either distance or time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of In Sight

in safe custody(p)
in safe hands
in secret
in series
in series(p)
in service
in sha Allah
in shape
in sheets
in shock
in short
in short order
in short supply
in shorter order
in shortest order
in sight (current term)
in silence
in silico
in situ
in situ hybridisation
in situ hybridization
in situ nucleic acid hybridization
in small stages
in so far
in so far as
in so many words
in some manner
in some respects
in some way
in someone's shoes

Literary usage of In sight

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"But I had the start cf them ; and when I stopped the driver, and got out, they were nowhere in sight. I crossed Hyde Park, and made sure, on the open ground ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1866)
"Here, leaving the Manassas road and moving to the right, the advance came in sight of Bristoe Station, Orange and Alexandria Railroad, about sunset, ..."

3. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... result of the expedition to the snow-clad mountains of equatorial Africa, when the explorer was compelled to return with Mount Kenia fairly in sight. ..."

4. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1904)
"... York — Reflections of the Author — Navigation, falling in with other Ships, and various Incidents, till the Vessel comes in Sight of the Falkland Isles. ..."

5. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1904)
"... York — Reflections of the Author — Navigation, falling in with other Ships, and various Incidents, till the Vessel comes in Sight of the Falkland Isles. ..."

6. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"But I had the start cf them ; and when I stopped the driver, and got out, they were nowhere in sight. I crossed Hyde Park, and made sure, on the open ground ..."

7. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1866)
"Here, leaving the Manassas road and moving to the right, the advance came in sight of Bristoe Station, Orange and Alexandria Railroad, about sunset, ..."

8. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... result of the expedition to the snow-clad mountains of equatorial Africa, when the explorer was compelled to return with Mount Kenia fairly in sight. ..."

9. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1904)
"... York — Reflections of the Author — Navigation, falling in with other Ships, and various Incidents, till the Vessel comes in Sight of the Falkland Isles. ..."

10. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1904)
"... York — Reflections of the Author — Navigation, falling in with other Ships, and various Incidents, till the Vessel comes in Sight of the Falkland Isles. ..."

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