sighted

sighted
[[t]sa͟ɪtɪd[/t]]
ADJ: ADJ n
Sighted people have the ability to see. This word is usually used to contrast people who can see with people who are blind.

Blind children tend to be more passive in this area of motor development than sighted children.

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  • Sighted — Sight ed, a. Having sight, or seeing, in a particular manner; used in composition; as, long sighted, short sighted, quick sighted, sharp sighted, and the like. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sighted — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having the ability to see; not blind. 2) having a specified kind of sight: keen sighted …   English terms dictionary

  • sighted — index perceivable, perceptible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sighted — [sīt′id] adj. 1. having sight; not blind 2. having (a specified kind of) sight: used in combination [farsighted] …   English World dictionary

  • sighted — sight|ed [ˈsaıtıd] adj someone who is sighted can see, and is not blind ▪ Blind and sighted children are taught in the same classroom. ▪ her partially sighted (=having limited ability to see) father →↑clear sighted, ↑far sighted, ↑long sighted,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sighted — adjective someone who is sighted can see, and is not blind: partially sighted (=having limited ability to see) see also: clear­sighted, far­sighted, longsighted, short­sighted …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sighted — adjective Date: 1552 having sight < clear sighted > < a sighted person > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sighted — /suy tid/, adj. 1. having functional vision; not blind. 2. having a particular type of eyesight or perception (used in combination): sharp sighted; clear sighted. [1545 55; SIGHT + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • sighted — sight|ed [ saıtəd ] adjective someone who is sighted is not blind. People who are not completely blind are partially sighted …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sighted — UK [ˈsaɪtɪd] / US [ˈsaɪtəd] adjective someone who is sighted is not blind. People who are not completely blind are partially sighted …   English dictionary

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