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spy

synonym (synonym of spy)

  • (noun)
    The scout and the spy are both employed to obtain information of the numbers, movements, etc., of an enemy. The scout lurks on the outskirts of the ho more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    catch sight of (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    watch, observe, or inquire secretly (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes (verb.perception)
     

hypernym (spy IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors (noun.person)
    a person secretly employed in espionage for a government (noun.person)
     
  • a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people (noun.person)
    a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind) (noun.person)
     
  • catch sight of (verb.perception)
    catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes (verb.perception)
     
  • catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes (verb.perception)
    to become aware of through the senses (verb.perception)
     
  • secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage (verb.communication)
    conduct an inquiry or investigation of (verb.communication)
     
  • watch, observe, or inquire secretly (verb.communication)
    keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance (verb.perception)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF spy relation)

  • (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors (noun.person)
    a spy who works against enemy espionage (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a spy who works for two mutually antagonistic countries (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone employed to spy on another country or business competitor (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a spy for a foreign country (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who takes up a position surreptitiously for the purpose of espionage (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal (noun.person)
     
  • a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people (noun.person)
    a spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements (noun.person)
     
  • catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes (verb.perception)
    catch sight of (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of (verb.perception)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF spy relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors (noun.person)
    Dutch dancer who was executed by the French as a German spy in World War I (1876-1917) (noun.person)
     

entail (entailment relations of spy)

  • watch, observe, or inquire secretly (verb.communication)
    conduct an inquiry or investigation of (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from 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 (noun.person)
    secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    watch, observe, or inquire secretly (verb.communication)
     
  • catch sight of (verb.perception)
    the act of detecting something; catching sight of something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who is the first to observe something (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event (noun.person)
     
  • catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes (verb.perception)
    the act of observing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of looking or seeing or observing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the range of vision (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the ability to see; the visual faculty (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an instance of visual perception (noun.cognition)
     
  • secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage (verb.communication)
    the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors (noun.person)
     
  • watch, observe, or inquire secretly (verb.communication)
    a police investigation to determine the perpetrator (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    keeping a secret or furtive watch (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a detective who follows a trail (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others (noun.person)
     

domain category (spy is domain category of ....)

synonym hypernym hyponym instance hyponym entail derivation domain category detective emissary undercover agent descry sleuth snoop intelligence agent intelligence officer looker spectator enquire inquire counterspy mole double agent espionage agent foreign agent infiltrator margarete gertrud zelle mata hari enquire inquire investigate sleuth spying undercover work undercover agent detecting armed forces armed services military military machine war machine

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