Translation of descry in Spanish:

descry

divisar, v.

Pronunciation /dəˈskraɪ//dɪˈskrʌɪ/

transitive verb

literary

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    divisar
    • Commissioned to dispel the clouds, the samurai ‘stared upward and descried a weird form in the clouds.’
    • Ostensibly sympathetic to those on the raft, the painting shows the survivors descrying a ship barely visible on the horizon.
    • Below, the ground grew rougher; from time to time he descried blurred lines upon the earth - the overgrown walking-tracks of humans.
    • While he clearly indicates productions he considers successful, I would be hard-pressed to descry a pattern among them.
    • Venturing further into the meadow, he descried four figures near the other side of the meadow.
    • How could she possibly descry the ship's position from a standpoint of utter blindness.