spy - definition and synonyms

 
verb 

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/spaɪ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyspy
he/she/itspies
present participlespying
past tensespied
past participlespied
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to work as a spy

    He was accused of spying for a foreign government.

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  2. 2

    spy

    or

    spy out

    [transitive] mainly literary to notice someone or something

    I spy a mistake.

phrasal verbs