1 Verb (used without object)2 Verb (used with object)3 Noun4 Verb phrases5 Idioms6 Antonyms7 Synonyms
Verb (used without object)
to turn one”s eyes toward something or in some direction in order to see He looked toward the western horizon and saw the returning planes. to glance or gaze in a manner specified to look questioningly at a person. to use one”s sight or vision in seeking, searching, examining, watching, etc. to look through the papers. to tend, as in bearing or significance Conditions look toward war. to appear or seem to the eye as specified to look pale. to appear or seem to the mind The case looks promising. to direct attention or consideration to look at the facts. to have an outlook or afford a view The window looks upon the street. to face or front The house looks to the east.
Verb (used with object)
to give (someone) a look He looked me straight in the eye. to have an appearance appropriate to or befitting (something) She looked her age. to appear to be; look like He looked a perfect fool, coming to the party a day late. to express or suggest by looks to look one”s annoyance at a person. Archaic . to bring, put, etc., by looks.
the act of looking a look of inquiry. a visual search or examination. the way in which a person or thing appears to the eye or to the mind; aspect He has the look of an honest man. The tablecloth has a cheap look. an expressive glance to give someone a sharp look. looks,general aspect; appearance to like the looks of a place. attractive, pleasing appearance. ?
look after,to follow with the eye, as someone or something moving away She looked after him as he walked toward the train station. to pay attention to; concern oneself with to look after one”s own interests. to take care of; minister to to look after a child. look back, to review past events; return in thought When I look back on our school days, it seems as if they were a century ago. look down on or upon, to regard with scorn or disdain; have contempt for They look down on all foreigners. look for,to seek; search for Columbus was looking for a shorter route to India when he discovered America. to anticipate; expect I”ll be looking for you at the reception. look in,Also, look into.
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to look briefly inside of Look in the jar and tell me if any cookies are left. Also, look in on. to visit (a person, place, etc.) briefly I”ll look in some day next week. look into, to inquire into; investigate; examine The auditors are looking into the records to find the cause of the discrepancy. look on or upon,to be a spectator; watch The crowd looked on at the street brawl. to consider; regard They look upon gambling as sinful. look out,to look to the outside, as from a window or a place of observation From her office window, she could look out over the bustling city. to be vigilant or on guard Look out, there are dangers ahead. to afford a view; face The room looks out on the garden. look out for, to take watchful care of; be concerned about He has to look out for his health. look over, to examine, esp. briefly Will you please look over my report before I submit it? look to,to direct one”s glance or gaze to If you look to your left, you can see the Empire State Building. to pay attention to Look to your own affairs and stay out of mine. to direct one”s expectations or hopes to We look to the day when world peace will be a reality. to regard with expectation and anticipation We look to the future and greater advances in science and technology. look up,to direct the eyes upward; raise one”s glance The other guests looked up as she entered the room. to become better or more prosperous; improve Business is looking up. to search for, as an item of information, in a reference book or the like Look up the answer in the encyclopedia. to seek out, esp. to visit to look up an old friend. Nautical . (of a sailing ship) to head more nearly in the direction of its destination after a favoring change of wind. look up to, to regard with admiration or respect; esteem A boy needs a father he can look up to.
look daggers, to look at someone with a furious menacing expression I could see my partner looking daggers at me. look down one”s nose at, to regard with an overbearing attitude of superiority, disdain or censure The more advanced students really looked down their noses at the beginners. look forward to to anticipate with eagerness or pleasure I always look forward to your visits. look sharpto be alert and quick If you want to get ahead, you must look sharp. Also, British , look slippy. to hurry You”d better look sharp! It”s getting late.
verbdisregard , ignore
verbaudit , check out , delve into , dig , examine , explore , follow up , go into , inquire , inspect , investigate , look over , make inquiry , probe , prospect , scrutinize , sift , study , look