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looks, 3rd person singular present; looking, present participle; looked, past tense; looked, past participle;
  1. Direct one's gaze toward someone or something or in a specified direction
    • - people were looking at him
    • - they looked up as he came quietly into the room
  2. (of a building or room) Have a view or outlook in a specified direction
    • - the principal rooms look out over Nahant Bay
  3. Ignore (someone) by pretending not to see them
    • - he glanced up once but looked right through me
  4. Express or show (something) by one's gaze
    • - Poirot looked a question
  5. Inspect something quickly with a view to establishing its merits
    • - they looked over a property on Ryer Avenue
  6. Peruse (a book or other written material)
    • - we looked through all the books, and this was still the one we liked best
  7. Move around (a place or building) in order to view whatever it might contain that is of interest
    • - he spent the morning and afternoon looking around Cambridge
  8. Think of or regard in a specified way
    • - I look at tennis differently from some coaches
  9. Examine (a matter, esp. a problem) and consider what action to take
    • - a committee is looking at the financing of PBS
  10. Investigate
    • - the police looked into his business dealings
  11. Attempt to find
    • - Howard has been looking for you
  12. Ascertain with a quick glance
    • - people finishing work don't look where they're going
  13. Have the appearance or give the impression of being
    • - her father looked unhappy
    • - the home looked like a prison
    • - a funny-looking guy
  14. Show a likelihood of
    • - it doesn't look like you'll be moving to Brooklyn
  15. Appear one's normal, healthy self
    • - he just didn't look himself at all
  16. Rely on to do or provide something
    • - she will look to you for help
  17. Hope or expect to do something
    • - universities are looking to expand their intakes
  18. Take care; make sure
    • - Look ye obey the masters of the craft

  1. appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms; "left their clothes dirty looking"; "a most disagreeable looking character"; "angry-looking"; "liquid-looking"; "severe-looking policemen on noble horses"; "fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk"
  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"
  3. the act of searching visually
  4. Visual perception is the ability to interpret information and surroundings from the effects of visible light reaching the eye. The resulting perception is also known as eyesight, sight, or vision (adjectival form: visual, optical, or ocular). ...