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glance

glance

 
pronunciation:
glaens
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: glanced, glances, glancing
definition 1: to look quickly.
synonyms:
glimpse
similar words:
look, peek, peep, regard, scan, skim
definition 2: to strike something at an angle and be turned aside.
The rock glanced off the wall.
synonyms:
carom, ricochet
similar words:
bounce, graze, kiss, rebound, skim
definition 3: to remark on or consider something briefly and in passing.
synonyms:
allude to
similar words:
advert to, cite, mention, refer to, remark
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a quick look.
 
synonyms:
glimpse, look
similar words:
aperçu, look-see, once-over, peek, peep, sight
definition 2: a glancing off; deflection.
the glance of the ball off the stadium wall
synonyms:
carom, deflection, ricochet
similar words:
brush, rebound
definition 3: a brief consideration or reference.
synonyms:
allusion
similar words:
citation, mention, reference, suggestion
derivation: glancingly (adv.)