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spies, plural;
  1. Work for a government or other organization by secretly collecting information about enemies or competitors
    • - he agreed to spy for the West
  2. Observe (someone) furtively
    • - the couple were spied on by reporters
  3. Discern or make out, esp. by careful observation
    • - he could spy a figure in the distance
  4. Collect information about something to use in deciding how to act
    • - he would go and spy out the land
  1. A person who secretly collects and reports information on the activities, movements, and plans of an enemy or competitor

  2. A person who keeps watch on others secretly
    • - a spy camera

  1. (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
  2. descry: catch sight of
  3. a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people; "my spies tell me that you had a good time last night"
  4. watch, observe, or inquire secretly
  5. secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage; "spy for the Russians"
  6. (spying) keeping a secret or furtive watch
  7. Espionage or spying involves an individual obtaining information that is considered secret or confidential without the permission of the holder of the information. ...
  8. Spy is the debut album by American indie rock group Spy. Recorded by Steve Albini, the album is a vinyl-only release, though it is available free on the band's website.
  9. Spy is a village in the municipality of Jemeppe-sur-Sambre near Namur, Belgium.
  10. Spy is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's ninth album, and eighth studio album, released in 1979. It is also her last album for Elektra Records. ...
  11. Spy was a satirical monthly magazine founded in 1986 by Kurt Andersen and E. Graydon Carter, who served as its first editors, and Thomas L. Phillips, Jr., its first publisher. After one folding and rebirth, it ceased publication in 1998. ...
  12. Spy is a British television programme originally made by Wall to Wall for BBC Three in 2004. It has been one of the most-exported UK television shows of the present decade; according to the Producers' Alliance for Cinema and Television (PACT), it had been sold to 129 countries by April 2005.
  13. A person who secretly watches and examines the actions of other individuals or organizations and gathers information on them (usually to gain an advantage); To act as a spy; To spot at a distance
  14. (Spying) As in WOK4, a player’s chance of spying on a province is dependent on the player’s EFF.  In order of increasing difficulty, a player can choose to obtain a unit report (what things are located in the province), to obtain a status report (showing an enemy’s condition), or to obtain full ...
  15. (SPIES) Special Patrol Insertion and Extraction System
  16. (Spies) A unit that can perform overt operations on colonies/outposts. Only one is allowed.
  17. (Spies) Alts or other players that are members of the enemy. Used to relay information about fleet movements and other useful info. Important in Eve's PVP to track down targets.
  18. (Spies) to perform information gathering espionage operations (spy-ops, info ops).
  19. (spies) CIA (Central Intelligence Agency)
  20. To dream that spies are harassing you, denotes dangerous quarrels and uneasiness. To dream that you are a spy, denotes that you will make unfortunate ventures.
  21. The built-in pseudo-predicate spy allows one to trace the execution of a query in a selective manner. If you want to find out about each time that a particular predicate is called, you spy that predicate: see example below.
  22. Amex-traded ETF tracking the "large-cap" S&P 500 Index.
  23. A person who obtains secret information from the enemy, usually in disguise
  24. a person employed by a government to secretively or furtively obtain sensitive information or intelligence about another country, with special reference to any hostile military or naval affairs. ...
  25. Use is a defensive player (typically a linebacker) designated to shadow a quarterback who has running ability in order to restrict the quarterback’s ability to gain important yards with his feet.