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Look meaning

look - 18 dictionary results

  1. 1. be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to; " The house looks north"; " My backyard look onto the pond"; " The building faces the park"
  2. 2. To direct the attention ( to something); to consider; to examine; as, to look at an action.
  3. 3. To seem; to appear; to have a particular appearance; as, the patient looks better; the clouds look rainy.
  4. 4. To have a particular direction or situation; to face; to front.
  5. 5. To show one's self in looking, as by leaning out of a window; as, look out of the window while I speak to you. Sometimes used figuratively.
  6. 6. To await the appearance of anything; to expect; to anticipate.
  7. 7. To look at; to turn the eyes toward.
  8. 8. To seek; to search for.
  9. 9. To expect.
  10. 10. To influence, overawe, or subdue by looks or presence as, to look down opposition.
  11. 11. To express or manifest by a look.
  12. 12. Expression of the eyes and face; manner; as, a proud or defiant look.
  13. 13. Hence; Appearance; aspect; as, the house has a gloomy look; the affair has a bad look.
  14. 14. 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.
  15. 15. In the imperative: see; behold; take notice; take care; observe; - used to call attention.
  16. 16. The act of looking; a glance; a sight; a view; - often in certain phrases; as, to have, get, take, throw, or cast, a look.
  17. 17. Glance of the eye; appearauce; view.
  18. 18. To direct the sight or attention to; search; appear.

look - examples of usage

  1. They did not look at Jeffrey. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. And what did she look like? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. " Look here, Jessop," he said. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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