Eye in a sentence

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Definition of Eye

  • A brood; as, an eye of pheasants.
  • The organ of sight or vision. In man, and the vertebrates generally, it is properly the movable ball or globe in the orbit, but the term often includes the adjacent parts. In most invertebrates the eyes are immovable ocelli, or compound eyes made up of numerous ocelli. See Ocellus.
  • The faculty of seeing; power or range of vision; hence, judgment or taste in the use of the eye, and in judging of objects; as, to have the eye of a sailor; an eye for the beautiful or picturesque.
  • The action of the organ of sight; sight, look; view; ocular knowledge; judgment; opinion.
  • The space commanded by the organ of sight; scope of vision; hence, face; front; the presence of an object which is directly opposed or confronted; immediate presence.
  • Observation; oversight; watch; inspection; notice; attention; regard.
  • That which resembles the organ of sight, in form, position, or appearance
  • The spots on a feather, as of peacock.
  • The scar to which the adductor muscle is attached in oysters and other bivalve shells; also, the adductor muscle itself, esp. when used as food, as in the scallop.
  • The bud or sprout of a plant or tuber; as, the eye of a potato.
  • The center of a target; the bull's-eye.
  • A small loop to receive a hook; as, hooks and eyes on a dress.
  • The hole through the head of a needle.
  • A loop forming part of anything, or a hole through anything, to receive a rope, hook, pin, shaft, etc.; as, an eye at the end of a tie bar in a bridge truss; an eye through a crank; an eye at the end of rope.
  • The hole through the upper millstone.
  • That which resembles the eye in relative importance or beauty.
  • To fix the eye on; to stare at; to look on; to view; to observe; particularly, to observe or watch narrowly, or with fixed attention; to hold in view.
  • a small hole or loop (as in a needle)
  • the organ of sight
  • good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
  • attention to what is seen
  • an area that is approximately central within some larger region
  • look at

How to use eye in a sentence. Eye pronunciation.

There he sat looking at me with his staring blue eyes and shock of redgrey hair.
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His eyes stared at me in fright.
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He stopped weaving, and peered over at me with his staring blue eyes, and I felt a sudden quickening of the heart.
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Yet his blue eyes looked kindly at me, and now he began to nod pleasantly.
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I see him at his window looking out towards the Cloistered House; and if our neighbour comes forth, perhaps upon his hunter, or now in his cart, or again with his dogs, he draws his hat down upon his eyes and whispers to himself.
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The Nile wound its way through the green plains, stretching as far to the north as eye could see between the opal and mauve and gold of the Libyan Hills.
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Say, it makes my eyes water sometimes to see the fellah slogging away.
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Lacey had talked so much, not because he was garrulous only, but because the inquiry in David's eyes was an encouragement to talk.
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He was not confused, but the glitter and splendour, the Oriental gorgeousness of the picture into which he stepped, excited his eye, roused some new sense in him.
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Now, with amusement in his eyes, Prince Kaid watched David coming up the great hall.
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As David entered, Kaid was busy receiving salaams, and returning greeting, but with an eye to the singularly boyish yet gallant figure approaching.
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He was sitting beside David, and though he asked the question casually, and with apparent intention only of keeping talk going, there was a lurking inquisition in his eye.
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At Nahoum's words the dusky brown of Achmet's face turned as black as the sudden dilation of the pupil of an eye deepens its hue, and he said with a guttural accent: "Every man hath a time to die.
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The eyes that followed the Prince and the Quaker were not friendly.
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His light brown beard and hair and blue eyes gave him a look almost Saxon, and bland power spoke in his face and in every gesture.
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The eyes of the dead man were open.
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He sat in the place where Kaid had left him, his face drawn and white, his eyes burning, but with no other "sign of agitation.
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He looked Kaid steadily in the eyes.
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He had prompted old Diaz Pasha to speak of him as a reincarnation, so separate and withdrawn he seemed at the end of the evening, yet with an uncanny mastery in his dark brown eyes.
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What proof have I, save the testimony of mine own eyes?
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Examples of Eye

Example #1
As I looked into the dusk, my limbs trembled under me, for who should be sitting there, a half-finished chair between his knees, but Soolsby the old chair-maker!
Example #2
I drew near with a kind of fear, but yet I came to the door and looked in.
Example #3
There he sat looking at me with his staring blue eyes and shock of redgrey hair.
Example #4
By now I had recovered myself, for it was no ghost I saw, but a human being more distraught than was myself.
Example #5
For, at the question, curtains seemed to drop from all around me, and leave me in the midst of pains and miseries, in a chill air that froze me to the marrow.
Example #6
For we are the last, Davy, the last of the Claridges.