How is your sight? Do you have good eyes? The word "sight" is used when describing a person’s vision or ability to see. Are you able to see things without wearing glasses? Then you have good eyesight.
A person who loses his or her sight becomes blind and needs to use a walking stick or a guide dog in order to get around:
She’s blind. She lost her sight.
We also use the word "sight" when describing a thing that you see:
There are some expressions, phrases, and idioms that use this word:
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This page was first published on September 22, 2012. It was updated on April 7, 2016.