descry descry

Definition(s):

  • (v) catch sight of

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Their center seemed to be the seventh floor of the Britannia Beach Hotel on Paradise Island, but what wheels and deals that might bode for the Bahamas was impossible to descry.
  2. Ever since man emerged into consciousness, he has been trying to descry order in the world around him, often by resorting to provocative guesswork.
  3. The First Lady managed to descry a church in the distance.
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/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /