• Look Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To direct the eyes for the purpose of seeing something; to direct the eyes toward an object; to observe with the eyes while keeping them directed; -- with various prepositions, often in a special or figurative sense. See Phrases below.
- (v. i.) To show ones self in looking, as by leaning out of a window; as, look out of the window while I speak to you. Sometimes used figuratively.
- (v. t.) To look at; to turn the eyes toward.
- (n.) Expression of the eyes and face; manner; as, a proud or defiant look.
- (v. t.) To influence, overawe, or subdue by looks or presence as, to look down opposition.
- (v. i.) To have a particular direction or situation; to face; to front.
- (n.) The act of looking; a glance; a sight; a view; -- often in certain phrases; as, to have, get, take, throw, or cast, a look.
- (v. i.) To direct the attention (to something); to consider; to examine; as, to look at an action.
- (v. t.) To seek; to search for.
- (v. t.) To express or manifest by a look.
- (n.) Hence; Appearance; aspect; as, the house has a gloomy look; the affair has a bad look.
- (v. i.) To seem; to appear; to have a particular appearance; as, the patient looks better; the clouds look rainy.
- (v. t.) To expect.
- (v. i.) In the imperative: see; behold; take notice; take care; observe; -- used to call attention.
- (v. i.) To await the appearance of anything; to expect; to anticipate.
• Looking Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The act of one who looks; a glance.
- (a.) Having a certain look or appearance; -- often compounded with adjectives; as, good-looking, grand-looking, etc.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Look
- (n.) The manner in which one looks; appearance; countenance; face.