Pronunciation: spīz
v. t.1.To gain sight of; to discover at a distance, or in a state of concealment; to espy; to see.
[imp. & p. p. Spied (spīd); p. pr. & vb. n. Spying.]
2.To discover by close search or examination.
3.To explore; to view, inspect, and examine secretly, as a country; - usually with out.
v. i.1.To search narrowly; to scrutinize.
n.1.One who keeps a constant watch of the conduct of others.
2.(Mil.) A person sent secretly into an enemy's camp, territory, or fortifications, to inspect his works, ascertain his strength, movements, or designs, and to communicate such intelligence to the proper officer.
Spy money
money paid to a spy; the reward for private or secret intelligence regarding the enemy.
Spy Wednesday
(Eccl.) the Wednesday immediately preceding the festival of Easter; - so called in allusion to the betrayal of Christ by Judas Iscariot.
Noun1.spy - (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
2.spy - a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people; "my spies tell me that you had a good time last night"
Verb1.spy - catch sight of
Synonyms: descry, espy, spot
2.spy - watch, observe, or inquire secretly
Synonyms: sleuth, snoop, stag
3.spy - secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage; "spy for the Russians"

SPY. One who goes into a place for the purpose of ascertaining the best way of doing an injury there.
     2. The term is mostly applied to an enemy who comes into the camp for the purpose of ascertaining its situation in order to make an attack upon it. The punishment for, this crime is death. See Articles of War, 1 Story's Laws U. S. 992; Vattel, Droit des Gens. liv. 3, Sec. 179.

To dream that you are a spy, indicates your mistrust of others and your tendencies to be in everyone's business and affairs. Perhaps you have recently stumbled upon some information that was not meant for your eyes. To dream that someone is spying on you, represents your impulsive behaviour. This dream may also serve as a warning that you are being watched, investigated, or evaluated.CIA man, agent, be vigilant, be watchful, beagle, behold, betrayer, blab, blabber, blabberer, blabbermouth, bug, case, catch sight of, clap eyes on, cloak-and-dagger operative, counterintelligence agent, counterspy, delator, descry, detect, detective, dig out, discern, discover, distinguish, double agent, espionage agent, espy, eye, eyeball, ferret out, fink, fish out, follow, gaze at, glimpse, grub up, have a looksee, have in sight, hold in view, hunt out, identify, informer, inside man, intelligence agent, investigator, keep in sight, keep in view, keep under observation, ken, lay eyes on, look after, look at, look on, look upon, make a reconnaissance, make out, meddle, military-intelligence man, narc, naval-intelligence man, nose, notice, observe, operative, peacher, peek, peep, perceive, pick out, pick up, play the spy, pry, pry out, put under surveillance, recognize, reconnoiter, reconnoiterer, regard, root out, scout, scout out, search out, secret agent, see, sense, sight, sleuth, snitch, snitcher, snoop, spook, spot, spotter, spy out, spy upon, spy-catcher, squealer, stag, stake out, stool pigeon, stoolie, take in, talebearer, tattler, tattletale, telltale, twig, undercover man, view, watch, whistle-blower, witness
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