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synonyms for lay eyes on

  • catch sight of
  • notice
  • observe
  • perceive
  • recognize
  • see
  • set eyes on
  • spot
  • view
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How to use lay eyes on in a sentence

Bernard stood there face to face with Mrs. Vivian, whose eyes seemed to plead with him more than ever.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
She observed his pale looks, and the distracted wandering of his eyes; but she would not notice either.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Her eyes, for a moment, fixed themselves with a horrid conviction of a wide and nameless treachery.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Judge or sheriff, it was all one to them, each being equally terrible in their eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
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WORDS RELATED TO LAY EYES ON

  • catch
  • consider
  • contemplate
  • descry
  • discern
  • distinguish
  • earmark
  • eye
  • eyeball
  • feast one's eyes
  • flash
  • lay eyes on
  • note
  • notice
  • observe
  • perceive
  • regard
  • scan
  • see
  • spot
  • spy
  • survey
  • view
  • watch
  • witness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.