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look

look

 
pronunciation:
lUk
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
look after, look down one's nose at, look up, look up to, look forward to, look for, look over
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part of speech: verb
inflections: looked, looking, looks
definition 1: to use the eyes to see.
I feel happy when I look at my puppy.
similar words:
behold, blink, gaze, glance, glimpse, observe, peek, peep, peer, regard, see, sight, squint, stare, watch
definition 2: to turn one's glance or attention.
He looked to me for help.
synonyms:
turn
similar words:
appeal, refer, resort
definition 3: to seem or appear.
My new haircut looks awful.
synonyms:
appear, seem
similar words:
come across, sound
definition 4: to face a certain direction.
The house looked north.
synonyms:
face
similar words:
overlook, scan
phrase: look after
phrase: look down one's nose at
phrase: look up
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of looking; glance.
My father gave me an angry look when I interrupted his phone call.
similar words:
examination, gaze, glance, glare, glimpse, goggle, inspection, peek, peep, sight, stare
definition 2: way of appearing.
My new dress has a nice look.
synonyms:
appearance
similar words:
air, aspect, bearing, cast, expression, texture
definition 3: a search.
Have a look for my gloves, will you?
synonyms:
search
definition 4: (plural) personal appearance.
Good looks are not everything.
similar words:
appearance, beauty
phrase: look up to
phrase: look forward to
phrase: look for
phrase: look over
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