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  • 1 get a glimpse of — index discover Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 get — I [[t]ge̱t[/t]] CHANGING, CAUSING, MOVING, OR REACHING ♦ gets, getting, got, gotten (past tense & past participle) (In most of its uses get is a fairly informal word. Gotten is an American form of the past tense and past participle.) 1) V LINK… …

    English dictionary

  • 3 glimpse — [[t]glɪ̱mps[/t]] glimpses, glimpsing, glimpsed 1) N COUNT: usu N of n If you get a glimpse of someone or something, you see them very briefly and not very well. Some of the fans had waited 24 hours outside the Hyde Park Hotel to catch a glimpse… …

    English dictionary

  • 4 glimpse — [n] brief look eye, eyeball*, flash*, gander*, glance, glom*, gun*, impression, lamp*, look see*, peek, peep, quick look, sight, sighting, slant, squint, swivel*; concept 623 Ant. stare glimpse [v] look briefly catch sight of, check out, descry,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 glimpse — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 brief sight of sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, fleeting, the merest, momentary, quick ▪ occasional, rare ▪ Th …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 6 glimpse — I UK [ɡlɪmps] / US noun [countable] Word forms glimpse : singular glimpse plural glimpses * 1) an occasion when you see someone or something for a moment only glimpse of: The crowd were anxious for a glimpse of the President. Every so often she… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 glimpse — glimpse1 [ glımps ] noun count * 1. ) an occasion when you see someone or something for a moment only: glimpse of: The crowd were anxious for a glimpse of the President. Every so often she got a fleeting (=very quick) glimpse of the church… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 glimpse — 1 verb (T) 1 to see someone or something for a moment without getting a complete view of them: I glimpsed her face in the crowd, but then she was gone see glance 2 2 to begin to understand something for a moment: He glimpsed the despair that she… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 get — verb Get is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑employee, ↑finance, ↑weather, ↑winner Get is used with these nouns as the object: ↑abscess, ↑access, ↑accolade, ↑accommodation, ↑acknowledgement, ↑acne, ↑ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford — (1910)    The first of song and dance man George M. Cohan s successful nonMusicAL works, Get Rich Quick Wallingford is based on George Randolph Chester s Saturday Evening Post short stories. This lighthearted comedy ran for 424 performances at… …

    The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • 11 glimpse — I. verb (glimpsed; glimpsing) Etymology: Middle English glimsen; akin to Middle High German glimsen to glimmer, Old English glǣm gleam Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. archaic glimmer 2. to look briefly …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 glimpse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. & n. glance (see vision). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. flash, impression, sight; see look 3 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. look, peek, peep, glance, fleeting look, flash. II v. catch a peek, peep,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 glimpse — n 1. brief look, look, glance, Fr. aperqu, Scot. glisk, Fr. coup d oeil.See glance(def.5). 2. inkling, vague notion, dim perception, feeling v 3. catch sight of, Sl. get a load of, take in, look on or upon, set or lay eyes on, see with one s own… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14 get a look — verb see something for a brief time (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑catch sight, ↑catch a glimpse • Hypernyms: ↑see • Verb Frames: Somebody s Somebody …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 A Glimpse of Tiger — infobox Book | name = A Glimpse of Tiger title orig = translator = image caption = author = Herman Raucher illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Putnam pub date = 1971 english… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 catch a glimpse — verb see something for a brief time (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑catch sight, ↑get a look • Hypernyms: ↑see • Verb Frames: Somebody s Somebody s PP …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 catch sight of — GLIMPSE, catch/get a glimpse of, see, spot, spy, make out, pick out, sight, have sight of; poetic/literary espy, descry. → sight * * * catch sight of To get a glimpse of • • • Main Entry: ↑catch catch sight of To get a glimpse of, begin to see •… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 Vision — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Vision >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 vision vision sight optics eyesight GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 view view look espial glance ken coup d oeil Sgm: N 2 glimpse …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 Disneyland Railroad — This article is about the Railroad at Disneyland. For the Railroad at Disneyland Paris, see Disneyland Railroad (Paris). Disneyland Railroad Reporting mark DRR …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 glance — 1 verb (intransitive always + adv/prep) 1 to quickly look at someone or something once (+ at/towards/up etc): He glanced nervously at his watch. | Nadine glanced round to see if there was anyone that she knew. 2 (+ at/over etc): Can you glance… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English