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1. forward

adverb. ['ˈfɔrwɝd'] at or to or toward the front; (forrad' andforrard' are dialectal variations).

Synonyms

  • frontward
  • forrard
  • forrad
  • frontwards

Antonyms

  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • styleless
  • manual

Etymology

  • foreward (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • foreweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Look Forward

  • straightforward
  • shoreward
  • norward
  • dorward

2. forward

adjective. ['ˈfɔrwɝd'] at or near or directed toward the front.

Synonyms

  • progressive
  • full-face
  • fore
  • guardant
  • headfirst
  • gardant

Antonyms

  • regressive
  • backward
  • unacknowledged
  • unaggressive

Etymology

  • foreward (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • foreweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. forward

adverb. ['ˈfɔrwɝd'] forward in time or order or degree.

Synonyms

  • forth

Antonyms

  • mild
  • old

Etymology

  • foreward (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • foreweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. look

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

Synonyms

  • squint

Antonyms

  • spiritualize
  • enjoy

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. look

noun. ['ˈlʊk'] physical appearance.

Synonyms

  • appearance

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness
  • heedless

Etymology

  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. 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))

Example sentences of the word look-forward


1. Noun Phrase
Many girls look forward to the first signs of breast development and view it as a sign that childhood is behind them.

2.
Noun Phrase
Many people
look forward to tax season because they expect a refund of some or all the taxes they paid throughout the year.

3.
Noun Phrase
You can also
look forward** to swimming in its waters or hiking around the water's edge, viewing wildlife while working your body.

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