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1. look

verb. ['ˈlʊk'] perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards.

Synonyms

  • peer
  • glance
  • leer
  • goggle
  • have a look
  • glint
  • take a look
  • gawp
  • give the eye
  • look away
  • gape
  • look around
  • admire
  • get a load
  • eyeball
  • stare
  • gawk
  • eye
  • give the once over
  • peep
  • look back
  • peek
  • consider
  • see
  • look backward
  • ogle
  • squint
  • give the glad eye
  • gloat
  • gaze

Antonyms

  • lose
  • uglify
  • absorb
  • fall

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Look

  • gobbledygook
  • create-a-book
  • undertook
  • undercook
  • vanhook
  • precook
  • overtook
  • overcook
  • mistook
  • kirkuk
  • forsook
  • unhook
  • unbook
  • stroock
  • retook
  • rebook
  • mccook
  • decook
  • chinook
  • snook
  • schnook
  • crooke
  • crook
  • brooke
  • brook
  • zook
  • tooke
  • took
  • shook
  • schook

How do you pronounce look?

Pronounce look as lʊk.

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Sentences with look


1. Verb, base form
This is the time to look and verify you do have gas in the tank also.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Take a look at the factory wire harness in the dash cavity.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The key is to accentuate what you already have and make sure you look appropriate for your age.

Quotes about look


1. If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

2. When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
- Helen Keller

3. Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

2. look

verb. ['ˈlʊk'] give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect.

Synonyms

  • be
  • stick out
  • glint
  • come across
  • glisten
  • shine
  • lift
  • feel
  • radiate
  • leap out
  • jump
  • pass off
  • sound
  • beam
  • glow
  • jump out
  • cut
  • make
  • rear
  • loom
  • gleam
  • appear
  • glitter
  • rise
  • stand out

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • worsen
  • begin
  • gladden

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. look

verb. ['ˈlʊk'] have a certain outward or facial expression.

Synonyms

  • squint

Antonyms

  • spiritualize
  • enjoy

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. look

noun. ['ˈlʊk'] the feelings expressed on a person's face.

Synonyms

  • face
  • visage
  • twinkle
  • expression
  • spark
  • countenance
  • light
  • aspect
  • sparkle
  • leer

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • Lady
  • noblewoman
  • miss

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. look

noun. ['ˈlʊk'] the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually.

Synonyms

  • outlook
  • looking at
  • glance
  • observance
  • rubber-necking
  • sightseeing
  • scrutiny
  • perception
  • view
  • evil eye
  • sensing
  • coup d'oeil
  • stare
  • watching
  • looking
  • glimpse
  • peep
  • dekko
  • peek
  • lookout
  • squint
  • survey
  • observation

Antonyms

  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect
  • disesteem

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. look

noun. ['ˈlʊk'] physical appearance.

Synonyms

  • appearance

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness
  • heedless

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. look

verb. ['ˈlʊk'] search or seek.

Synonyms

  • horn in
  • examine
  • nose
  • prospect
  • see
  • poke
  • cruise
  • hunt
  • intrude
  • search

Antonyms

  • asymmetrical
  • simple
  • stand still
  • ascend

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. look

verb. ['ˈlʊk'] look forward to the probable occurrence of.

Synonyms

  • look forward
  • look for
  • look to
  • hold the line
  • hold on
  • await
  • expect
  • anticipate
  • wait

Antonyms

  • converge
  • be well
  • agree
  • change

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. look

verb. ['ˈlʊk'] convey by one's expression.

Antonyms

  • forbid

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. look

verb. ['ˈlʊk'] take charge of or deal with.

Synonyms

  • take care
  • see
  • give care
  • attend
  • tend
  • care

Antonyms

  • attend to
  • wane
  • decrease
  • stop

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))
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