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Definitions of look

  1.   have faith or confidence in; " you can count on me to help you any time"; " Look to your friends for support"; " You can bet on that!"; " Depend on your family in times of crisis"
  2.   Hence; Appearance; aspect; as, the house has a gloomy look; the affair has a bad look.
  3.   Expression of the eyes and face; manner; as, a proud or defiant look.
  4.   To direct the attention ( to something); to consider; to examine; as, to look at an action.
  5.   To direct the sight or attention to; search; appear.
  6.   accord in appearance with; " You don't look your age!"
  7.   To apply the mind; consider; expect; followed by for.
  8.   face 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"
  9.   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"
  10.   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.
  11.   To have a particular direction or situation; to face; to front.
  12.   give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; " She seems to be sleeping"; " This appears to be a very difficult problem"; " This project looks fishy"; " They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"
  13.   To direct the eye to or from anything; to consider; to apply the mind or understanding; to examine; to have any particular appearance; to have any air or manner; to face or front- usually followed by on, at, for, after, towards.
  14.   take charge of or deal with; " Could you see about lunch?"; " I must attend to this matter"; " She took care of this business"
  15.   To turn the eye toward so as to see: to direct the attention to: to watch: to seem: to face, as a house: ( B.) to expect.
  16.   perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; " She looked over the expanse of land"; " Look at your child!"; " Look-- a deer in the backyard!"
  17.   To influence or express by the looks.
  18.   To fix the eyes; direct the sight: followed by at, on, or upon.
  19.   The act of looking; air of the face; sight; glance; appearance; view; int. see; behold.
  20.   To seem; to appear; to have a particular appearance; as, the patient looks better; the clouds look rainy.
  21.   To influence, overawe, or subdue by looks or presence as, to look down opposition.
  22.   To look at; to turn the eyes toward.
  23.   In the imperative: see; behold; take notice; take care; observe; - used to call attention.
  24.   To expect.
  25.   have a certain outward or facial expression; " How does she look?"; " The child looks unhappy"; " She looked pale after the surgery"
  26.   To express or manifest by a look.
  27.   To direct the eye to in order to see; to direct the mind or attention to; to consider; to examine; to expect; to take care; to seem; to face; to front. To look about, to look on all sides or in different directions. To look about one, to be on the watch, or vigilant. To look after, to take care of; to search; to expect. To look for, to expect; to search. To look into, to inspect closely. To look on, to regard; to view; to be a mere spectator. To look over, to examine one by one. To overlook, to pass over without seeing. To look out, to be on the watch; to select. To look to or unto, to take care of; to depend on. To look through, to penetrate with the eye or the understanding.
  28.   The act of looking; a glance; a sight; a view; - often in certain phrases; as, to have, get, take, throw, or cast, a look.
  29.   physical appearance; " I don't like the looks of this place"
  30.   search or seek; " We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; " Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"
  31.   The act of looking; appearance; expression of face.
  32.   the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; " the feel of the city excited him"; " a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; " it had the smell of treason"
  33.   To depend; followed by to.
  34.   Glance of the eye; appearauce; view.
  35.   See.
  36.   the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; " he went out to have a look"; " his look was fixed on her eyes"; " he gave it a good looking at"; " his camera does his looking for him"
  37.   To influence by looks or presence. To look down, to overawe by the appearance assumed. To look out, to search for and discover. To look in the face, to face or meet with boldness. To look up a thing, to search for it and find it. Look, attend.
  38.   A glance of the eye; expression; aspect; appearance.
  39.   To express by a look: to influence by looks- LOOK AFTER, to attend to or take care of: ( B.) to - expect.
  40.   The act of looking or seeing; aspect.
  41.   To seem; appear.
  42.   To seek; to search for.
  43.   the expression on a person's face; " a sad expression"; " a look of triumph"; " an angry face"
  44.   Imp. or int. see: behold.
  45.   To show by an expression of face; as, he looked his contempt; turn the eyes upon; as, he looked the boy up and down; to influence by looking; as, to look down opposition.
  46.   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.
  47.   look forward to the probable occurrence of; " We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; " She is looking to a promotion"; " he is waiting to be drafted"
  48.   convey by one's expression; " She looked her devotion to me"
  49.   The act of looking or seeing: sight: air of the face: appearance.
  50.   To direct the eye to anything, in order to view it; direct the mind or attention; as, to look into a matter; front or face; as, my windows look out on a beautiful garden; watch; as, to look for news; appear; as, she looks happy; to depend or turn; as, citizens look to the state for protection.
  51.   To guard; watch: followed by to.
  52.   To await the appearance of anything; to expect; to anticipate.

Quotes of look

  1. Do you want Columbus to go across the ocean, or do you want to put a message in a bottle and hope that it lands somewhere? I'd rather have actual people be there. Whether they look like Americans or like the inhabitants of some other country, depends on who has the most drive. – Kevin J. Anderson
  2. When I look at my kids, and the ease with which they pick up music, I wish I had that. – Edie Brickell
  3. If we're talking about masculinity and tenderness, I don't look at Clinton. – Aaron Eckhart
  4. Only remember west of the Mississippi it's a little more look see, act. A little less rationalize, comment, talk. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  5. To this day, I don't like people walking on stage not looking good. You have to look good. If you feel special about yourself then you're going to play special. – Benny Goodman
  6. I dont really look at myself as a role model. And I just am the way I am and if people want to look up to me, they do. By no means do I like to give a negative image either. – Jordan Knight
  7. If at the end of the day, people look at it and say, oh, yeah, I liked his stuff, or for the most part I liked his stuff, or I've enjoyed watching some of the things he's done, that's all I can hope for. – Joe Mantegna
  8. All these boundaries- Africa, Asia, Malaysia, America- are set by men. But you don't have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man- at the character of a man. The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower, or are you a leader? – Hakeem Olajuwon
  9. Prohibiting a visible religious sign, which isn't a manifestation of militancy, would look like a fight against religions. – Jean-Pierre Raffarin
  10. I think if you look at Sam Raimi and Jim Cameron, those guys know things about filmmaking that almost nobody knows anymore. They are students of film from when they handmade films themselves, you know cut films with their own hands and razor blades and tape. – Dileep Rao
  11. I just got a body wave because I wanted it to look good when it was down. – Christy Romano
  12. Class isn't something you buy. Look at you. You have a $500 suit on and you're still a lowlife. – Roger Spottiswoode
  13. Personally, I look forward to better tools for analyzing C++ source code. – Bjarne Stroustrup
  14. In this choice, as I look back over more than half a century, I can only follow- and trust- the same sort of instinct that one follows in the art of fiction. – Mary A. Ward
  15. When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep. – William Butler Yeats

Usage examples for look

  1. Why did she look at him like that? ” – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  2. Let me look about me. ” – Character by Samuel Smiles
  3. You need not come; I could look after her. ” – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard
  4. Should you think so to look at her now? ” – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  5. “ I'll come up with you and look for it. ” – The Holiday Round by A. A. Milne
  6. “ " Look at that, Mr. Mallock," said he. ” – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  7. He must look and see. ” – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  8. He didn't have to go far to look for them. ” – Plunkitt of Tammany Hall by George Washington Plunkitt
  9. We will look for them, said Mr. Bunker. ” – Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's by Laura Lee Hope
  10. There, look at Robineau. ” – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  11. Look at this letter. ” – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  12. “ " Max has had a look at me," he said. ” – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  13. It's to look at. ” – Rats in the Belfry by John York Cabot
  14. He didn't look at her. ” – Vera by Elisabeth von Arnim
  15. Could I have a look sir? ” – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  16. “ I must go back and look for them." ” – Salome by Emma Marshall
  17. You look like you need it. ” – Code Three by Rick Raphael
  18. Oh, let me look at you.... ” – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  19. “ No one will look at you. ” – The Daughters of a Genius by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  20. “ I must have a look at it. ” – The Curlytops on Star Island by Howard R. Garis

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