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English definition


  • 1. the expression on a person's face;

    • "a sad expression"
    • "a look of triumph"
    • "an angry face"
  • 2. 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"
  • 3. physical appearance;

    • "I don't like the looks of this place"
  • 4. 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"


  • 1. 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!"
  • 2. 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"
  • 3. have a certain outward or facial expression;

    • "How does she look?"
    • "The child looks unhappy"
    • "She looked pale after the surgery"
  • 4. search or seek;

    • "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"
    • "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"
  • 5. 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"
  • 6. take charge of or deal with;

    • "Could you see about lunch?"
    • "I must attend to this matter"
    • "She took care of this business"
  • 7. convey by one's expression;

    • "She looked her devotion to me"
  • 8. 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"
  • 9. accord in appearance with;

    • "You don't look your age!"
  • 10. 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"

Example sentences

  • They were detailed to look for water.

  • Everywhere you look, you can see glass and concrete monstrosities going up.

  • Look, this is our company's quarterly bulletin.

  • We must look beyond for signs of change.

  • Have you asked the plumber to come and look at the leaking pipe?

  • Don't look down on the role women can play.

  • The natives look down their noses at foreigners.

  • Look before you leap.

  • The child knelt down to look for a coin he had dropped.

  • Doesn't he look like that man who's wanted for the jewel robbery?

  • The boss may look a bit fierce, but in fact he wouldn't say " boo " to a goose.

  • Look, there it is, right under your nose!

  • He had to look after his invalid brother.

  • The girl has a good look.

  • He smoked a sheet of glass to look at the sun.

  • What an object you look in that old hat!

  • Imes concluded from her fluttered look that she had spent the money.

  • He gave me a searching look.

  • The police left no stone unturned to look for the child.

  • We'll look into the matter first before coming to a decision.

  • He chooses to look into the matter till the truth is out.

  • We look forward to your reture on an early day.

  • You look preoccupied: what are you thinking of?

  • I sent word to her to go and look after you.

  • He put on a serious look.

  • Look out for burglars on the prowl. If you see anything suspicious, call the police immediately.

  • I won't be able to look him in the eye if I lie.

Phrase collocation

  • look like

    • The toy looks like a real dog.

    • It looks like rain; Let's start for home.

  • look after

    To take care of

    • looked after his younger brother.

  • look for

    To search for; seek

    • looking for my gloves.

    To expect

    • Look for a change of weather in March.

  • look on 或 look upon

    To regard in a certain way

    • looked on them as incompetents.

  • look out

    To be watchful or careful; take care

    • If you don't look out, you may fall on the ice. We looked out for each other on the trip.

  • look to

    To expect

    • He looked to hear from her.

    To seem about to; promise to

    • “an ‘Action Program,’ which . . . looked to reduce tariffs on over 1,800 items”(&b{Alan D. Romberg})

  • look up

    To search for and find, as in a reference book.

    To visit

    • look up an old friend.

    To become better; improve

    • Things are at last looking up.

  • look one's age

    appear to be as old as one really is

  • look alive

  • look before you leap

    (proverb)one shouldn't act without first considering the possible consequences or dangers

  • look daggers at

  • look down one's nose at

    another way of saying look down on

  • look for trouble

  • look someone in the eye (或 face)

    look directly at someone without showing embarrassment, fear, or shame


  • a look see

    • Take a look-see at this one and see if you like it.

    • I took a long look-see through my binoculars.

Synonym discrimination

  • appear, look, seem

  • appearance, look, face, aspect

  • look, see, watch, observe, witness

Meaning of look

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