Old English Synonyms
The activity of spying on an enemy or a competitor.
The gathering of intelligence or information about the plans, activities, and resources of an enemy or potential enemy, done without the enemy’s knowledge, usually in secret.
The novel is full of espionage and intrigue.
She was caught red-handed in an act of espionage.
He is being tried for espionage and treason.
She has been charged with espionage and could face life in prison.
The government has been accused of espionage against its own citizens.