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Definition of "look" [look]

  • 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 direct the eyes (towards) (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To direct one's attention (towards) (verb)
  • To turn one's interests or expectations (towards) (verb)
  • To give the impression of being by appearance to the eye or mind; seem (verb)
  • To face in a particular direction (verb)
  • To expect, hope, or plan (to do something) (verb)
  • To search or seek (verb)
  • To cherish the expectation (of); hope (for) (verb)
  • To be mindful (of) (verb)
  • To have recourse (to) (verb)
  • To be a pointer or sign (verb)
  • To carry out an investigation (verb)
  • To direct a look at (someone) in a specified way (verb)
  • To accord in appearance with (something) (verb)
  • The act or an instance of looking (noun)
  • A view or sight (of something) (noun)
  • Appearance to the eye or mind; aspect (noun)
  • Style; fashion (noun)
  • An expression demanding attention or showing annoyance, determination, etc

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Use "look" in a sentence
  • "The Patriarch of the family got a look on his face still have a hard time explaining that look~ sort of like deer-in-the-headlights, but not quite."
  • "Dont look at others..look at you and your country."
  • "He has got to be the best example of a guy that doesn't look exactly THAT hot, but exudes total sexiness and downright charm. * bites lip with pensive look*"