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    look - Dictionary definition and meaning for word look

    Definition
    (noun) the feelings expressed on a person's face
    Example Sentence
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
    Definition
    (noun) the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    Synonyms : looking , looking at
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) physical appearance
    Example Sentence
    • I don't like the looks of this place
    Definition
    (noun) the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    Synonyms : feel , feeling , flavor , flavour , smell , spirit , tone
    Example Sentence
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason
    Definition
    (verb) perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards
    Example Sentence
    • She looked over the expanse of land
    • Look at your child!
    • Look--a deer in the backyard!
    Definition
    (verb) give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    Synonyms : appear , seem
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) have a certain outward or facial expression
    Example Sentence
    • How does she look?
    • The child looks unhappy
    • She looked pale after the surgery
    Definition
    (verb) search or seek
    Synonyms : search
    Example Sentence
    • We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest
    • Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!
    Definition
    (verb) be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
    Synonyms : face , front
    Example Sentence
    • The house looks north
    • My backyard look onto the pond
    • The building faces the park
    Definition
    (verb) take charge of or deal with
    Synonyms : attend , see , take care
    Example Sentence
    • Could you see about lunch?
    • I must attend to this matter
    • She took care of this business
    Definition
    (verb) convey by one's expression
    Example Sentence
    • She looked her devotion to me
    Definition
    (verb) look forward to the probable occurrence of
    Synonyms : await , expect , wait
    Example Sentence
    • We were expecting a visit from our relatives
    • She is looking to a promotion
    • he is waiting to be drafted
    Definition
    (verb) accord in appearance with
    Example Sentence
    • You don't look your age!
    Definition
    (verb) have faith or confidence in
    Synonyms : bet , calculate , count , depend , reckon
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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