spy

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Synonyms for spy

be a spy

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

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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

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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