Definition of look
1. Have a certain outward or facial expression.
How does she look?.
The child looks unhappy.
She looked pale after the surgery.
2. 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.
3. Physical appearance.
I don't like the looks of this place.
4. The feelings expressed on a person's face.
A sad expression.
A look of triumph.
An angry face.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Accord in appearance with.
You don't look your age!.
8. Take charge of or deal with.
Could you see about lunch?.
I must attend to this matter.
She took care of this business.
9. Search or seek.
We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest.
Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!.
10. 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!.
11. 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.
12. Convey by one's expression.
She looked her devotion to me.
13. 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.
14. 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.
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English - English - lookn. act of turning one's eyes in order to see someone or something, gaze, glance; expression, aspect; appearance; atmosphere, feel
v. turn one's eyes in order to see someone or something, gaze, glance; search; resemble; appear to be; face
n. look, appearance
English - Spanish - looks. apariencia, aire, aspecto, cariz, facha, figura, fisionomía, gesto, pergenio, pergeño, pinta, semblante, semblanza, vitola; mirada, miramiento, ojeada, vistazo
v. mirar, ver; verse, mirarse, parecer
English - French - lookn. regard; expression; aspect; apparence; coup d'oeil; forme; image; ressemblance; observation, contemplation
v. voir, regarder; avoir l'air, paraître, sembler; chercher
English - German - lookn. Blick; Aussehen (von jemanden); Ausdruck
v. sehen, gucken, schauen, blicken; suchen; aussehen; zugewandt sein
English - Italian - looks. occhiata, sguardo, guardata; controllo rapido; aria, aspetto, apparenza; (esclam.) guardi! senta!
v. guardare; osservare; cercare; assomigliare
English - Portuguese - looks. olhar; aparência; vista; semblante; aspecto; personagem
v. olhar, ver; enxergar; mostrar-se; parecer-se; procurar
English - Russian - lookс. взгляд, взор, вид, наружность, внешность, выражение
г. смотреть, глядеть, посмотреть; поискать; взирать, осматривать; выглядеть, казаться; быть обращенным на, выходить на; выражать; следить, приглядывать; рассчитывать; быть внимательным
English - Turkish - lookf. bakmak, görünmek; ummak, ümit etmek; göstermek
i. bakış, bakma, nazar; görünüş; yüz ifadesi
French - English - look(m) n. look, appearance
Italian - English - lookn. appearance, semblance
Dutch - English - lookn. garlic, leek
English - Dutch - lookzn. blik; uitdrukking; gezicht; voorkomen; rol; uiterlijk
ww. kijken; lijken, er uit zien; zoeken; zien
English - Greek - lookουσ. βλέμμα, ματιά, μορφή, όψη, ύφος
ρήμ. βλέπω, φαίνομαι, κοιτάζω
Dutch - French - look(plantkunde - culinair) ail (m)
German - Dutch - looklook
English - Chinese - look(名) 一看, 样子, 神色
(动) 看; 朝着; 注意; 打量; 用眼神表示; 注视
English - Chinese - look(名) 一看, 樣子, 神色
(動) 看; 朝著; 注意; 打量; 用眼神表示; 注視
English - Japanese - look(動) 見る; 見つめる; 見える; 探す; 似る; 面する; 目つきで示す; 向く
(名) 見ること; 顔つき; 外観; 感じ
English - Korean - look명. 쳐다보기, 흘끗보기; 표현, 양상; 외관; 분위기, 느낌
동. 쳐다보다, 흘끗 보다; 조사하다; 닮다; ..처럼 보이다; 직면하다
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Synonyms for look1. search: perusal, investigation, examination
2. glance: gaze, stare, gape, eye, peep
3. appearance: air, manner, mien, aspect
4. see: stare, gaze, glance, watch, scrutinise, scrutinize, mind
5. seem: appear
6. expect: anticipate, await, wait for, hope
7. expression: countenance, face, cast, front
8. seek: hunt, search for
Verb forms for lookPresent participle: looking
Present: look (3.person: looks)
Future: will look
Present conditional: would look
Present Perfect: have looked (3.person: has looked)
Past Perfect: had looked
Future Perfect: will have looked
Past conditional: would have looked