AskDefine | Define spied

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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 [syn: undercover agent]
2 a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people; "my spies tell me that you had a good time last night"


1 catch sight of [syn: descry, spot, espy]
2 watch, observe, or inquire secretly [syn: stag, snoop, sleuth]
3 secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage; "spy for the Russians" [also: spied]spied See spy

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