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spy

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 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.

synoniem: undercover agent.

Roget 444: spectator, beholder, observer, looker-on, onlooker, witness, eyewitness, bystander, passer by; sightseer; rubberneck, rubbernecker [U.S.].    spy; ... meer laten zien

Roget 668: warning, early warning, caution, caveat; notice etc. (information) 527; premonition, premonishment; prediction etc. 511; contraindication, ... meer laten zien

Roget 534: messenger, envoy, emissary, legate; nuncio, internuncio; ambassador etc. (diplomatist) 758.    marshal, flag bearer, herald, crier, ... meer laten zien

Roget 527: information, enlightenment, acquaintance, knowledge etc. 490; publicity etc. 531; data etc. 467.    communication, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: geheim agent, dwarskijker, spion, verspieder
Pools: agent, agent wywiadu, szpieg, wywiadowca



2 spy

A secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people.

Nederlands: spion
Pools: inwigilator, szpieg

werkwoord

1 spy

Catch sight of.

synoniemen: descry, espy, spot.

Roget 461: make inquiry etc. n.; inquire, ask, seek, search.    look for, look about for, look out for; scan, reconnoiter, explore, sound, ... meer laten zien

Roget 441: see, behold, discern, perceive, have in sight, descry, sight, make out, discover, distinguish, recognize, spy, espy, ken [Scot.]; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: gewaarworden, ontwaren

2 spy

Watch, observe, or inquire secretly.

synoniemen: sleuth, snoop, stag.

Nederlands: spioneren

3 spy

Catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes.

synoniem: sight.

4 spy

Secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: 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 ... meer laten zien.

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