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  Dictionary Definition of eye

noun ( plural eyes )
1. the organ of sight or vision.
2. all the structures situated within or near the orbit which assist the organ of vision.
3. this organ with respect to the colour of the iris: blue eyes.
4. the region surrounding the eye: a black eye.
5. sight; vision.
6. power of seeing; appreciative or discriminating visual perception: an eye for colour.
7. ( often plural ) look, glance, or gaze: to cast one's eye on a thing.
8. ( often plural ) attentive look, close observation, or watch: to keep an eye on a person, to be all eyes.
9. regard, respect, view, aim, or intention: to have an eye to one's own advantage, with an eye to winning favour.
10. ( often plural ) manner or way of looking at a thing, estimation, or opinion: in the eyes of the law.
11. mental view: in my mind's eye.
12. a centre of light, intelligence, influence, etc.
13. something resembling or suggesting the eye in appearance, shape, etc., as the bud of a tuber, the central spot of a target, the lens of a camera, one of the round spots on the tail feathers of a peacock, the hole of a needle, a hole pierced in a thing for the insertion of some object, a metal or other ring as for a rope to pass through, or the loop into which a hook is inserted (forming together with the hook a hook and eye ).
14. Meteorology the central region of low pressure in a tropical hurricane, where calm conditions prevail, often with clear skies.
15. Nautical the precise direction from which the wind is blowing.
16. Nautical the foremost part of the bows of a ship.
-- verb (t) ( eyed, eyeing or eying )
17. to fix the eyes upon; view.
18. to observe or watch narrowly.
19. to make an eye in: to eye a needle.
-- phrase
20. all my eye, Colloquial nonsense.
21. all my eye and Betty Martin ; my eye and Betty Martin, (an expression of disbelief or scepticism).
22. an eye for an eye, repayment in kind, as revenge for an injustice.
23. before one's very eyes ; under one's very eyes, in one's presence.
24. catch someone's eye, to attract someone's attention.
25. cry one's eyes out, to weep copiously.
26. do in the eye, Colloquial to take advantage of; cheat; swindle.
27. easy