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Definition of look:

  1. See.
  2. The act of looking or seeing; aspect.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

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Examples of usage for look:

  1. To see is simply to become conscious of an object of vision; to look is to make a conscious and direct endeavor to see. To behold is to fix the sight and the mind with distinctness and consideration upon something that has come to be clearly before the eyes. We may look without seeing, as in pitch- darkness, and we may see without looking, as in case of a flash of lightning. To gaze is to look intently, long, and steadily upon an object. To glance is to look casually or momentarily. To stare is to look with a fixed intensity such as is the effect of surprise, alarm, or rudeness. To scan is to look at minutely, to note every visible feature. To inspect is to go below the surface, uncover, study item by item. View and survey are comprehensive, survey expressing the greater exactness of measurement or estimate. Watch brings in the element of time and often of wariness; we watch for a movement or change, a signal, the approach of an enemy, etc. Compare APPEAR.
  2. " Look 'ere," he said. "The Ghost Pirates" , William Hope Hodgson.
  3. Take a good look at this!" "Ahead of the Army" , W. O. Stoddard.

Quotes for look:

  1. I never thought I'd be in a position where people would be talking about my sexuality and saying how good I look in underwear. - Fiona Apple
  2. And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it. - John Donne
  3. Look at Mexico. We need to make that government better and end the corruption. If people have a better life in their country, they won't come over here. - Tony Garza
  4. I don't have a single complete show or movie or anything else that I could look at and say, "Nailed that one." But endless dissatisfaction is, I suppose, what gets us out of bed in the morning. - Hugh Laurie
  5. I believe in myself as I look forward to graduating from Hamilton Heights High School in 1991. - Ryan White

Rhymes for look:

  1. book, brook, brooke, cook, cooke, crook, crooke, flook, hook, hooke, nook, rook, schnook, shook, snook, stroock, took.
  2. chinook, forsook, kirkuk, mistook, precook, rebook, retook, unhook.
  3. gobbledygook.
  4. overcook, overtook, undercook, undertook.

Idioms for look:

  1. look like a saddle on a sow
  2. look like the cat dragged in
  3. look in on sb
  4. look like
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