from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To employ one's sight, especially in a given direction or on a given object.
- intransitive verb To search.
- intransitive verb To turn one's glance or gaze.
- intransitive verb To turn one's attention; attend.
- intransitive verb To turn one's expectations.
- intransitive verb To seem or appear to be.
- intransitive verb To face in a specified direction.
- intransitive verb To turn one's eyes on.
- intransitive verb To convey by one's expression.
- intransitive verb To have an appearance of conformity with.
- intransitive verb To appear to be.
- noun The act or instance of looking.
- noun A gaze or glance expressive of something.
- noun Appearance or aspect.
- noun Physical appearance, especially when pleasing.
- noun A distinctive, unified manner of dress or fashion.
- idiom (look a gift horse in the mouth) To be critical or suspicious of something one has received without expense.
- idiom (alive/sharp) To act or respond quickly.
- idiom (on/upon) To regard with contempt or condescension.
- idiom (at/on) To regard with contempt or condescension.
- idiom (look forward to) To think of (a future event) with pleasurable, eager anticipation.
- idiom (look in on) To visit.
- idiom (look the other way) To deliberately overlook something.
- idiom (look up to) To admire.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To cheer up; take courage.
- To advance; improve: as, business is looking up.
- noun Visual or facial expression; cast of countenance; personal aspect: often used in the plural with a singular sense: as, a benevolent look; his looks are against him.
- noun Appearance or seeming in general; the quality of anything as judged by the eye or the understanding: as, I do not like the look of the sky; the look of the thing (an action, a proposition, or the like) is bad.
- noun The act of looking or seeing; glance: as, loving looks.
- noun Synonyms Appearance, complexion, mien, manner, air.
- noun Sight, glance, gaze.
- To exercise the sense or faculty of vision; use the eyes in seeing; fix the sight upon some object, or upon some point or portion of space.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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The Patriarch of the family got a look on his face still have a hard time explaining that look~ sort of like deer-in-the-headlights, but not quite.
Dont look at others..look at you and your country.
He has got to be the best example of a guy that doesn't look exactly THAT hot, but exudes total sexiness and downright charm. * bites lip with pensive look*
It is good, also, to look the part, not only because of its effect on others, but because from out of the effort made to _look it_, one may in time come _to be it_.
Do but look, she said, after going to and fro once or twice, and again bringing the old gentleman to the place; look how they have treated him?
When he did not look around, she said, "Are you too busy to even _look_ at me?"
And a dialogue like this would follow: "Oh, Arthur, look, look, _look_, at his little feet!"
… And are we not returning to precisely the same thing, we dare-devils of intellect who have scaled the highest and most dangerous pinnacles of present thought, in order to look around us from that height, in order to _look down_ from that height?
There are some of you to whom it comes muffled in the mists of doubt; but I beseech you all, look at the Cross, _look at the Cross!
Ulysses says, 'do not give all good things to all men, and often a man is made unfair to look upon, but over his ill favour they fling, like a garland, a power of lovely speech, and the people delight to _look_ on him.
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