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Synonyms for spy

be a spy

Synonyms

  • be a spy
  • snoop
  • gather intelligence
  • be engaged in spying
  • work for the secret service

watch

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Synonyms for spy

a person who secretly observes others to obtain information

to observe or listen in secret to obtain information

Synonyms

to perceive, especially barely or fleetingly

Synonyms for spy

(military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors

catch sight of

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watch, observe, or inquire secretly

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secretly collect sensitive or classified information

References in classic literature ?
Lastly, it is by his information that the surviving spy can be used on appointed occasions.
Hence it is essential that the converted spy be treated with the utmost liberality.
Diomed looked sternly at him and answered, "Think not, Dolon, for all the good information you have given us, that you shall escape now you are in our hands, for if we ransom you or let you go, you will come some second time to the ships of the Achaeans either as a spy or as an open enemy, but if I kill you and an end of you, you will give no more trouble.
Hard by the ships we took a thirteenth man--a scout whom Hector and the other Trojans had sent as a spy upon our ships.
We arrived just at the conclusion of the trial of a spy.
22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- iKeyMonitor Free Android Spy v4.
The amazing underwater cameras were created by award-winning wildlife filmmaker John Downer to shoot his spectacular new TV series Dolphins: Spy in the Pod.
His former university friend Charles Thoroughgood, a trainee spy, suddenly gets in touch in the hope of exploiting their relationship to garner Russian secrets.
Communist China has grown enormously in power and influence since its inception, and perhaps it believed it was necessary to expand its internal spy activity to bring about its present world status.
In its 20th anniversary celebratory year, I Spy continues to entertain families and children of all ages across multiple interactive platforms," says Deborah Forte, president of Scholastic Media and executive vice president of New York-based Scholastic.
For undercover surveillance, detection or communication, Spy Net has all the gadgets you'll need for your secret mission.
Visitors will have to overcome these tests as they undertake their first ever spying assignment, with each challenge designed to determine if they possess the key attributes of a modern day spy - such as bravery, ability to withhold information and be a master of disguise.
She brings the brave young woman Suzanne, her family, friends, the risks of being a spy and the horrors of living in Nazi-occupied France to life for all ages.
Numerous witnesses, including maids of both families, reported seeing the men together regularly, and auto registration records supported Chambers' claim that Hiss gave him a car to aid in his transport of documents filched by the spy ring.
According to affidavits filed in early April by FBI investigators, Leung had been a spy in the service of the People's Republic of China (PRC) since at least 1991.