Associations to the word «Look»


LOOK, verb. (intransitive) (often with "at") To try to see, to pay attention to with one’s eyes.
LOOK, verb. To appear, to seem.
LOOK, verb. (copulative) To give an appearance of being.
LOOK, verb. (intransitive) (often with "for") To search for, to try to find.
LOOK, verb. To face or present a view.
LOOK, verb. To expect or anticipate.
LOOK, verb. (transitive) To express or manifest by a look.
LOOK, verb. (transitive) (often with "to") To make sure of, to see to.
LOOK, verb. (dated) (sometimes figurative) To show oneself in looking.
LOOK, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To look at; to turn the eyes toward.
LOOK, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To seek; to search for.
LOOK, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To expect.
LOOK, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To influence, overawe, or subdue by looks or presence.
LOOK, verb. ​(baseball) To look at a pitch as a batter without swinging at it.
LOOK, interjection. Pay attention.
LOOK, noun. The action of looking, an attempt to see.
LOOK, noun. (often plural) Physical appearance, visual impression.
LOOK, noun. A facial expression.
LOOK, proper noun. A surname​.
LOOK, proper noun. A surname​.
LOOK A LIKE, noun. Alternative form of look-a-like
LOOK AFTER, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To watch or protect; to keep safe.
LOOK AFTER, verb. (dated) To expect.
LOOK AFTER, verb. (dated) To seek or search for.
LOOK AHEAD, verb. To consider the future, to anticipate future events.
LOOK AHEAD, verb. To look in front of you literally
LOOK ALIKE, verb. (intransitive) (of multiple things or people) to have a similar visual appearance.
LOOK AND FEEL, noun. (software) (of an application, operating system, etc.) The combination of the visual design and behaviour of a user interface.
LOOK AND FEELS, noun. (rare) plural of look and feel
LOOK AT, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see look,‎ at.
LOOK AT, verb. (transitive) To observe or watch (something).
LOOK AT, verb. (transitive) To study (something) visually.
LOOK AT, verb. (transitive) To consider.
LOOK AT YOU, interjection. (derogatory) Sarcastically drawing attention to somebody's appearance or behaviour.
LOOK BACK, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see look,‎ back.
LOOK BACK, noun. Alternative form of look-back
LOOK BOOK, noun. Alternative spelling of lookbook
LOOK DAGGERS, verb. (idiomatic) (often followed by at) To stare in a severe, disapproving, or threatening manner, especially without speaking.
LOOK DOWN ON, verb. (transitive) To regard or treat as inferior.
LOOK DOWN ONE'S NOSE, verb. (idiomatic) (usually followed by at) To regard as inferior or distasteful; to hold in contempt.
LOOK DOWN UPON, verb. Alternative form of look down on
LOOK FOR, verb. To search; to seek.
LOOK FOR A DOG TO KICK, verb. (idiomatic) To seek someone or something to blame.
LOOK FORWARD, verb. (idiomatic) To anticipate or expect; especially, to expect something to be pleasant.
LOOK FORWARD TO, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To anticipate, expect, or wait for, especially with a feeling of approval or pleasure. Be excited or eager to.
LOOK HERE, interjection. (idiomatic) Listen to me!
LOOK INTO, verb. (idiomatic) to investigate, explore, or consider
LOOK LIKE, verb. (idiomatic) (impersonal) To seem; appear.
LOOK LIKE, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To be similar in appearance to; resemble.
LOOK OFF, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To put off by one's facial expression
LOOK OFF, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) (American football) To mislead by directing one's apparent attention away from one's true object of intent.
LOOK ON, verb. (idiomatic) To watch; to observe.
LOOK OUT, verb. (intransitive) To look from within to the outside.
LOOK OUT, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) Be vigilant and aware.
LOOK OUT, verb. (transitive) To find by looking: to hunt out.
LOOK OUT FOR NUMBER ONE, verb. (idiomatic) To act in one's own interests; to act in a manner advantageous primarily to oneself.
LOOK OUT FOR NUMBER ONE, verb. Alternative form of look out for number one
LOOK OVER, verb. (transitive) To give a brief visual inspection.
LOOK OVER, verb. (transitive) To scan-read and check for errors.
LOOK ROUND, verb. To inspect a building or area.
LOOK ROUND, verb. To search a place.
LOOK ROUND, verb. (intransitive) To turn one's head to see what is behind oneself.
LOOK SHARP, verb. Pay attention; be alert.
LOOK THE OTHER WAY, verb. (idiomatic) To ignore something wrong; to turn a blind eye; to connive (at).
LOOK THE PART, verb. (idiomatic) To appear suitable for a particular kind of work, position or role.
LOOK THROUGH, verb. To gaze through a gap or aperture
LOOK THROUGH, verb. To search, either with the eyes or by hand
LOOK THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) (with "right") To pretend not to see something or someone who is clearly visible
LOOK THROUGH ROSE-TINTED GLASSES, verb. (idiomatic) Alternative spelling of wear rose-colored glasses
LOOK TO, verb. (idiomatic) To seek inspiration or advice or reward from someone.
LOOK TO, verb. (idiomatic) To take care of.
LOOK UP, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see look,‎ up.
LOOK UP, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To have better prospects, to improve.
LOOK UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To obtain information about something from a text source.
LOOK UP TO, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To show respect or admiration for.
LOOK UPON, verb. To consider or regard something in a specific manner.
LOOK UPON, verb. To gaze at something; to look on.
LOOK YOU, interjection. (Wales) see here

Dictionary definition

LOOK, noun. The feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face".
LOOK, noun. 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".
LOOK, noun. Physical appearance; "I don't like the looks of this place".
LOOK, noun. The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason".
LOOK, verb. Perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!".
LOOK, verb. Give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "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".
LOOK, verb. Have a certain outward or facial expression; "How does she look?"; "The child looks unhappy"; "She looked pale after the surgery".
LOOK, verb. Search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!".
LOOK, verb. 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"; "The building faces the park".
LOOK, verb. Take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business".
LOOK, verb. Convey by one's expression; "She looked her devotion to me".
LOOK, verb. Look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted".
LOOK, verb. Accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!".
LOOK, verb. Have faith or confidence in; "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".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley