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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • verb-intransitive. To employ one's sight, especially in a given direction or on a given object: looking out the window; looked at the floor.
  • verb-intransitive. To search: We looked all afternoon but could not find it.
  • verb-intransitive. To turn one's glance or gaze: looked to the right.
  • verb-intransitive. To turn one's attention; attend: looked to his neglected guitar during vacation; looked at the evidence.
  • verb-intransitive. To turn one's expectations: looked to us for a solution.
  • verb-intransitive. To seem or appear to be: look morose. See Synonyms at seem.
  • verb-intransitive. To face in a specified direction: The cottage looks on the river.
  • v. To turn one's eyes on: looked him in the eye.
  • v. To convey by one's expression: looked annoyance at the judge; looked his devotion to me.
  • v. To have an appearance of conformity with: He looks his age. She dressed up to look the part.
  • v. To appear to be: looked the fool in one version of the story.
  • n. The act or instance of looking: I took just one look and I was sure.
  • n. A gaze or glance expressive of something: gave her a mournful look.
  • n. Appearance or aspect: a look of great age.
  • n. Physical appearance, especially when pleasing.
  • n. A distinctive, unified manner of dress or fashion: the preferred look for this fall.
  • phrasal-verb. look after To take care of: looked after his younger brother.
  • phrasal-verb. look for To search for; seek: looking for my gloves.
  • phrasal-verb. look for To expect: Look for a change of weather in March.
  • phrasal-verb. look into To inquire into; investigate: The police looked into the disturbance.
  • phrasal-verb. on To regard in a certain way: looked on them as incompetents.
  • phrasal-verb. look out To be watchful or careful; take care: If you don't look out, you may fall on the ice. We looked out for each other on the trip.
  • phrasal-verb. look over To examine or inspect, often in hasty fashion: looked over the proposal before the meeting.
  • phrasal-verb. look to Usage Problem To expect or hope to: He looked to hear from her within a week.
  • phrasal-verb. look to Usage Problem To seem about to; promise to: "an 'Action Program,' which ... looked to reduce tariffs on over 1,800 items” ( Alan D. Romberg).
  • phrasal-verb. look up To search for and find, as in a reference book.
  • phrasal-verb. look up To visit: look up an old friend.
  • phrasal-verb. look up To become better; improve: Things are at last looking up.
  • idiom. look a gift horse in the mouth Informal To be critical or suspicious of something one has received without expense.
  • idiom. alive Informal To act or respond quickly: Look alive! We leave in five minutes.
  • idiom. on To regard with contempt or condescension.
  • idiom. at To regard with contempt or condescension.
  • idiom. look forward to To think of (a future event) with pleasurable, eager anticipation: looking forward to graduation.
  • idiom. look in on To visit: I look in on my grandparents each weekend.
  • idiom. look the other way To deliberately overlook something: knew the student was cheating but decided to look the other way.
  • idiom. look up to To admire: looked up to her mother.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To try to see, to pay attention to with one’s eyes.
  • v. To appear, to seem.
  • v. To give an appearance of being.
  • v. To search for, to try to find.
  • v. To face or present a view.
  • v. To expect or anticipate.
  • v. To express or manifest by a look.
  • v. To make sure of, to see to.
  • n. The action of looking, an attempt to see.
  • n. Physical appearance, visual impression.
  • n. A facial expression.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • verb-intransitive. To direct the eyes for the purpose of seeing something; to direct the eyes toward an object; to observe with the eyes while keeping them directed; -- with various prepositions, often in a special or figurative sense. See Phrases below.
  • verb-intransitive. To direct the attention (to something); to consider; to examine.
  • verb-intransitive. To seem; to appear; to have a particular appearance
  • verb-intransitive. To have a particular direction or situation; to face; to front.
  • verb-intransitive. In the imperative: see; behold; take notice; take care; observe; -- used to call attention.
  • verb-intransitive. To show one's self in looking, as by leaning out of a window. Sometimes used figuratively.
  • verb-intransitive. To await the appearance of anything; to expect; to anticipate.
  • v. To look at; to turn the eyes toward.
  • v. To seek; to search for.
  • v. To expect.
  • v. To influence, overawe, or subdue by looks or presence as, to look down opposition.
  • v. To express or manifest by a look.
  • n. The act of looking; a glance; a sight; a view; -- often in certain phrases.
  • n. Expression of the eyes and face; manner.
  • n. Appearance; aspect
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To exercise the sense or faculty of vision; use the eyes in seeing; fix the sight upon some object, or upon some point or portion of space.
  • Before a word or phrase signifying direction, manner, or purpose: as, look here; look there; he looked back; to look for something lost.
  • Before a preposition governing the thing seen or an intervening object or medium: as, to look at a house; to look over a wall or through a window; to look into a mirror or a book; to look upon the wine.
  • To afford a view or outlook; have a direction; face or be turned: usually with on, upon, to, or toward: as, the windows look toward the ocean; the house looks upon a narrow street.
  • To keep watch; be careful; take heed; see to it: as, he looks after my luggage: used intensively in the ejaculatory phrases look out! look sharp!
  • To seem to the view; have the appearance of being; appear: as, he looks like his brother; it looks as if it would rain; the patient looks better.
  • To strive to seem; put on the appearance of being; assume to be.
  • To exercise mental vision or observation (in a certain way); direct the mind or understanding; take notice: often with at.
  • To have a prospect or anticipation; direct the mind expectantly; be in expectation of or with regard to something.
  • To expect; look forward to.
  • To consider; be concerned about.
  • To expect; count upon: as, to look for good news.
  • To esteem; hold in estimation: formerly used absolutely in a good sense.
  • To consider; regard; view: with as after the object: as, to look upon a remark as an affront.
  • To be quick; make haste.
  • To see through: see or understand perfectly.
  • To resort to or depend upon for something with confidence or expectation: as, he looks to me for payment.
  • Synonyms Appear, etc. See seem.
  • To see to; take care of.
  • To look or search for; seek; expect.
  • To search; inspect. [Rare.]
  • To affect in some way by the manner of looking or appearing: as, to look one out of countenance.
  • To express or manifest by looks, or by the general aspect.
  • To pay a visit to; call upon: as, I must look you up some day. [Colloq.]
  • n. Visual or facial expression; cast of countenance; personal aspect: often used in the plural with a singular sense: as, a benevolent look; his looks are against him.
  • n. Appearance or seeming in general; the quality of anything as judged by the eye or the understanding: as, I do not like the look of the sky; the look of the thing (an action, a proposition, or the like) is bad.
  • n. The act of looking or seeing; glance: as, loving looks.
  • n. Synonyms Appearance, complexion, mien, manner, air.
  • n. Sight, glance, gaze.
  • See louk.
  • To cheer up; take courage.
  • To advance; improve: as, business is looking up.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. have a certain outward or facial expression
  • v. give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
  • v. search or seek
  • v. convey by one's expression
  • n. the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
  • n. the feelings expressed on a person's face
  • v. look forward to the probable occurrence of
  • v. take charge of or deal with
  • v. perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards
  • v. have faith or confidence in
  • n. physical appearance
  • v. accord in appearance with
  • v. be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
  • n. the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
  • Equivalent
    Verb Form
    looked    looking    looks   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    convey    rely    trust    swear    bank    appearance    visual aspect    fit    tally    check   
    Cross Reference
    seer    appear    examine    expect    face    attend    sight    expression    front    appearance   
    expect    hold on    anticipate    look to    hang on    look forward    hold the line    look for    look back    stare   
    Words with the same meaning
    consider    examine    seem    appear    face    front    behold    observe    expect    anticipate   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Brook    Brooke    Chinook    Cook    Cooke    Crook    Hooke    Kirkuk    book    brook   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    expression    smile    glance    feel    face    air    appearance    manner    touch    attitude