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look

noun

1 look

The feelings expressed on a person's face:
— A look of triumph.

synonyms: aspect, expression, face, facial expression.

Roget 441: vision, sight, optics, eyesight.    view, look, espial, glance, ken [Scot.], coup d'oeil [Fr.]; glimpse, glint, peep; gaze, ... show more

Roget 448: appearance, phenomenon, sight, spectacle, show, premonstration, scene, species, view, coup d'oeil [Fr.]; lookout, outlook, prospect, vista, ... show more

Roget 32: smallness etc. adj.; littleness etc. (small size) 193; tenuity; paucity; fewness etc. (small number) 103; meanness, ... show more

Dutch: expressie, uitdrukking



2 look

The act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually:
— 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.

synonyms: looking, looking at.

Dutch: inkijk
Polish: ujrzenie, zobaczenie

3 look

Physical appearance.

Polish: wygląd

4 look

The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people.

synonyms: feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, smell, spirit, tone.

Dutch: accent, gevoel, toon

verb

1 look

Perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards.

Dutch: blikken, kijken, loeken

2 look

Give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect:
— This project looks fishy.

synonyms: appear, seem.

Roget 448: appear; be visible, become visible etc. 446; seem, look, show; present the appearance of, wear the appearance of, carry the appearance of, have the appearance of, bear the appearance of, exhibit the appearance of, ... show more

Dutch: voorkomen, schijnen, dunken, lijken, eruitzien, ogen, tonen, zien

3 look

Have a certain outward or facial expression.

4 look

Search or seek:
— We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest.
— Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!.

synonym: search.

Dutch: als, lijken, over, uitzien, zoeken

5 look

Be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to:
— The house looks north.
— My backyard look onto the pond.

synonyms: face, front.

6 look

Take charge of or deal with.

synonyms: attend, see, take care.

Roget 457: be attentive etc. adj.; attend, advert to, observe, look, see, view, remark, notice, regard, take notice, ... show more

Roget 441: see, behold, discern, perceive, have in sight, descry, sight, make out, discover, distinguish, recognize, spy, espy, ken [Scot.]; ... show more

Dutch: aandacht besteden aan, behandelen, bekommeren om, zorgen

7 look

Convey by one's expression.

8 look

Look forward to the probable occurrence of:
— She is looking to a promotion.

synonyms: await, expect, wait.

Dutch: liggen, klaarliggen, afwachten, opwachten, verbeiden, verwachten, wachten

9 look

Accord in appearance with.

10 look

Have faith or confidence in:
— Look to your friends for support.

synonyms: bank, bet, calculate, count, depend, reckon, rely, swear.

Dutch: rekenen op, vertrouwen op


interjection

Roget 457: see!, look, look here, look you, look to it!, mark!, lo!, behold!, soho! , hark, hark ye!, mind!, halloo!, ... show more

Moby thesaurus: NB, admire, air, angle, angle for, animadvert, anticipate, appear, appear like, appearance, ask for, aspect, attend, await, be alert, be careful, be responsible for, be vigilant, be watchful, bearing ... show more.

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