Pronunciation: lŎk
v. i.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Looked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Looking.]
2.To direct the attention (to something); to consider; to examine; as, to look at an action.
3.To seem; to appear; to have a particular appearance; as, the patient looks better; the clouds look rainy.
It would look more like vanity than gratitude.
- Addison.
4.To have a particular direction or situation; to face; to front.
The inner gate that looketh to north.
- Ezek. viii. 3.
The east gate . . . which looketh eastward.
- Ezek. xi. 1.
5.In the imperative: see; behold; take notice; take care; observe; - used to call attention.
Look, how much we thus expel of sin, so much we expel of virtue.
- Milton.
Look that ye bind them fast.
- Shak.
Look if it be my daughter.
- Talfourd.
6.To show one's self in looking, as by leaning out of a window; as, look out of the window while I speak to you. Sometimes used figuratively.
My toes look through the overleather.
- Shak.
7.To await the appearance of anything; to expect; to anticipate.
To look about
to look on all sides, or in different directions.
To look about one
to be on the watch; to be vigilant; to be circumspect or guarded.
To look after
a - To attend to; to take care of; as, to look after children.
b - To expect; to be in a state of expectation.
v. t.1.To look at; to turn the eyes toward.
2.To seek; to search for.
3.To expect.
4.To influence, overawe, or subdue by looks or presence as, to look down opposition.
5.To express or manifest by a look.
To look daggers
See under Dagger.
To look in the face
to face or meet with boldness or confidence; hence, sometimes, to meet for combat.
To look out
to seek for; to search out; as, prudent persons look out associates of good reputation.
n.1.The act of looking; a glance; a sight; a view; - often in certain phrases; as, to have, get, take, throw, or cast, a look.
2.Expression of the eyes and face; manner; as, a proud or defiant look.
Up ! up! my friends, and clear your looks.
- Wordsworth.
3.Appearance; aspect; as, the house has a gloomy look; the affair has a bad look.
Noun1.Looklook - the expression on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
2.Looklook - 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"
Synonyms: looking, looking at
3.look - physical appearance; "I don't like the looks of this place"
4.look - 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"
Verb1.look - 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.look - 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"
Synonyms: appear, seem
3.look - have a certain outward or facial expression; "How does she look?"; "The child looks unhappy"; "She looked pale after the surgery"
4.look - search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"
Synonyms: search
5.look - 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"
Synonyms: front, face
6.look - take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"
Synonyms: attend, take care, see
7.look - convey by one's expression; "She looked her devotion to me"
8.look - 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"
Synonyms: await, expect, wait
9.look - accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!"
10.look - 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"
LOOK - A specification language.

["A Look at Algebraic Specifications", S.N. Zilles et al, IBM RR, 1982].
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Loo table
-- Look --
look across
look after
Look Ahead Left-to-right parse, Rightmost-derivation
Look ahead LR
look and feel
look around
look at
look away
look back
look backward
look for
look forward
look into
look like
look on
look out
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