spied meaning


    Definition of spied in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFspySGspiesPRspying
    1. simple past tense and past participle of spy.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Coldly perusing his surveillance cameras one day, Mr. Burns spies nothing but grotesque misconduct: Instead of working, his employees engage in limbo contests, chess games, and, of course, cockfights.
        • 2004: Spies were sent to test the Moriori’s mettle by violating tapu & despoiling holy sites. — David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
        • The government ordered the spies to be terminated with extreme prejudice: they did not want them to expose what they knew in a public trial.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Little did anyone suspect that the military attaché was one of the world's craftiest spies.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Past participles
            • Verb simple past forms
        Related Links:
        1. en spiedie
        2. en spiedies
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        Meaning of spied for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "spied" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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