Student Thesaurus

5 entries found for eye.
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Entry Word: eye
Function: noun
Text: 1 a circular strip <push the drawstring through the metal eye and knot it on one end> -- see RING 2
2 a state of being aware <this young actor has the eye of every director in Hollywood> -- see ATTENTION 2
3 a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest <this wilderness area is at the eye of the controversy between conservation and development> -- see CENTER 1
4 an idea that is believed to be true or valid without positive knowledge <in my eye, cats make better pets than dogs> -- see OPINION 1
5 an instance of looking especially briefly <all of the guys cast an appreciative eye on the new girl as they passed her in the hall> -- see LOOK 2
6 the ability to see <her eyes are diminishing with age> -- see EYESIGHT