Associations to the word «Spy»

Wiktionary

SPY, noun. A person who secretly watches and examines the actions of other individuals or organizations and gathers information on them (usually to gain an advantage).
SPY, verb. (intransitive) To act as a spy.
SPY, verb. (transitive) To spot; to catch sight of.
SPY, verb. (intransitive) To search narrowly; to scrutinize.
SPY, verb. (transitive) To explore; to view; inspect and examine secretly, as a country.
SPY ON, verb. To secretly watch; to surveil.
SPY RING, noun. A spy network.
SPY RINGS, noun. Plural of spy ring
SPY SATELLITE, noun. An artificial space satellite used for reconnaissance or intelligence gathering.
SPY SATELLITES, noun. Plural of spy satellite
SPY WEDNESDAY, noun. (Ireland) Holy Wednesday

Dictionary definition

SPY, noun. (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors.
SPY, noun. A secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people; "my spies tell me that you had a good time last night".
SPY, verb. Catch sight of.
SPY, verb. Watch, observe, or inquire secretly.
SPY, verb. Catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; "he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge".
SPY, verb. Secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage; "spy for the Russians".

Wise words

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
Victor Hugo