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  • v. To consider or regard something in a specific manner
  • v. To gaze at something; to look on

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. look on as or consider


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  • Or did he look upon the facts, with the same pitiless stare that Eliza Bunton had received, to reach the conclusion obvious to even a twelve-year-old boy?

    The Monstrumologist

  • The stamp act engrosses the conversation of the speculative part of the colonists, who look upon this unconstitutional method of taxation as a direful attack upon their liberties and loudly exclaim against the violation.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Unaided by the authentic interpreting power of the Church and neglectful of the consensus of the Fathers, Protestants have quite generally come to look upon the Psalms as non-Messianic either in literal or in typical meaning; the older Messianic interpretation is discarded as worn-out and threadbare.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • But being unable to eat or drink or rest until he was at ease on the matter, he determined, all piety and law and decorum to the contrary not-withstanding, to look upon the faces of Ashimullah's wives with his own eyes, and determine for himself to whom the crown of beauty belonged, and whether the brown or the black, or the golden or the ruddy, might most properly and truthfully lay claim to it.

    Frivolous Cupid

  • At last one evening, as Captain Fourneau and I were playing écarté in the cabin, the mate entered with an angry look upon his sunburned face.

    The Adventures of Gerard

  • To look upon disease as detrimental to the national interest, as a natural process under changed but yet natural conditions, as a process to be studied objec - tively at the bedside, in the dissecting room, and in the laboratory, was part of the “Enlightenment” of the


  • When we come to deal with man and any of his attributes, or as we find them at any age, we ought to look upon him, in my estimation, as animated in some measure by his self-foreshadowing best.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • The Kootenais employ a box covered with buffalo robes; the Sandwich Islanders, a stone; and certain of the tribes of Finns and Mongols, as well as many of our Caucasian race, look upon the lap of the husband as the best obstetrical couch.

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples

  • I look upon this position as identical with that on the obstretric chair, although more simple and more ancient; and I believe that it will be apparent to every one, if the relative positions are considered, that the obstetric chair is merely an imitation of the more pliable and sensitive support afforded by the husband or assistant, who is himself made to suffer whilst holding the parturient woman during the tedious hours of labor.

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples

  • Somewhat different from these methods is a fourth, which I have classified under II., comprising the customs of all those tribes who look upon a change of posture as the important element for the purpose of accomplishing the expulsion of the after-birth; a change of position is made immediately after the birth of the child, and the patient assumes a different posture from the one occupied during the earlier stages of labor.

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples


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