verb to espy
- To catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; to discover, as a distant object partly concealed, or not obvious to notice; to see at a glance; to discern unexpectedly; to spy; as, to espy land; to espy a man in a crowd.
- To inspect narrowly; to examine and keep watch upon; to watch; to observe.
- To look or search narrowly; to look about; to watch; to take notice; to spy.
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