(noun.) 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'.
(noun.) physical appearance; 'I don't like the looks of this place'.
(verb.) have a certain outward or facial expression; 'How does she look?'; 'The child looks unhappy'; 'She looked pale after the surgery'.
(verb.) convey by one's expression; 'She looked her devotion to me'.
(verb.) 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!'.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) accord in appearance with; 'You don't look your age!'.
(v. i.) 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.
(v. i.) To direct the attention (to something); to consider; to examine; as, to look at an action.
(v. i.) To seem; to appear; to have a particular appearance; as, the patient looks better; the clouds look rainy.
(v. i.) To have a particular direction or situation; to face; to front.
(v. i.) In the imperative: see; behold; take notice; take care; observe; -- used to call attention.
(v. i.) 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.
(v. i.) To await the appearance of anything; to expect; to anticipate.
(v. t.) To look at; to turn the eyes toward.
(v. t.) To seek; to search for.
(v. t.) To expect.
(v. t.) To influence, overawe, or subdue by looks or presence as, to look down opposition.
(v. t.) To express or manifest by a look.
(n.) The act of looking; a glance; a sight; a view; -- often in certain phrases; as, to have, get, take, throw, or cast, a look.
(n.) Expression of the eyes and face; manner; as, a proud or defiant look.
(n.) Hence; Appearance; aspect; as, the house has a gloomy look; the affair has a bad look.
v. n. . Direct the eye.. Turn the thoughts, apply the mind.. Mind, consider, take care, take heed.. Front, face, be turned, be directed.. Appear, seem; have, wear, or present the appearance; strike one as being.
v. a. Influence by looks.
interj. See, lo, behold.
n. . Gaze.. Appearance, aspect, complexion.. Mien, air of the face, cast of countenance.
SYN: behold, contemplate, observe, seem, appear, face
ANT:Overlook, miss, misobserve, misbeseem, lurk, smoulder
v.i. to turn the eye toward so as to see; to direct the attention to: to watch: to seem: to face as a house: (B.) to expect.—v.t. to express by a look: to influence by look.—n. the act of looking or seeing: sight: air of the face: appearance.—imp. or interj. see: behold.—ns. Look′er one who looks; Look′er-on one that looks on a mere spectator; Look′ing seeing: search or searching; Look′ing-for (B.) expectation; Look′ing-glass a glass which reflects the image of the person looking into it a mirror; Look′out a careful watching for: an elevated place from which to observe: one engaged in watching.—Look about to be on the watch; Look after to attend to or take care of: (B.) to expect; Look alive (coll.) to bestir one's self; Look down on to treat with indifference to despise; Look for to search for to expect; Look into to inspect closely; Look on to regard view think; Look out to watch: to select; Look over to examine cursorily: to overlook or pass over anything; Look through to penetrate with the eye or the understanding; Look to to take care of: to depend on; Look up to search for: (coll.) to call upon visit.—Have a look in (slang) to have a chance.
- I had never before seen Mr. Bruff pay her such devoted attention, and look at her with such marked respect. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Mr. Wopsle in a comprehensive black cloak, being descried entering at the turnpike, the gravedigger was admonished in a friendly way, Look out! 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- We have been on the look-out for him, and there was some idea that he had got away to America. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- It was a thing to look at. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- Look to them, Pablo said. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- You'll hit something next time, if you look sharp. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- You will have my sketches, some time or other, to look ator my tour to reador my poem. 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- When to-morrow comes, and he knows that I am in the house, do you think---- She stopped again, and looked at me very earnestly. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- The day was cold and dark and wintry and the stone of the houses looked cold. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- Entering the open passage, she tapped at the door of the private parlour, unfastened it, and looked in. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- But he had shut it down again, if that were so; and it looked as if it had not been raised. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- And he had hardly looked up, to see what the matter was, when he was stopped by having a pair of arms thrown tight round his neck. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 雾都孤儿.
- As the glare of day mellowed into twilight, we looked down upon a picture which is celebrated all over the world. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- In saying what he said then, he never looked at her; but looked at it and wrenched at it. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- She stood looking at him in gloomy, heavy silence, for some time. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- Bradley, very white, sat looking at him in silence. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- No my dear lady, in regard to my being employed just now, looking out for work. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- I beg you will not do anything of the kind, Tertius, said Rosamond, looking at him with something more marked than usual in her speech. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- He might have seen his old acquaintance Amelia on her way from Brompton to Russell Square, had he been looking out. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- That stupendous character looked at him, in the course of his official looking at the dinners, in a manner that Mr Dorrit considered questionable. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 小杜丽.
- Then it slowly arose, and sat in the window looking out. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- How we shall conciliate this little creature, said Mrs. Bretton to me, I don't know: she tastes nothing, and by her looks, she has not slept. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- I quickened my pace, and, passing among them, wondering at their looks, went hurriedly in. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- It looks as if the old man's spirit had found rest at last; don't it? 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- She looks; the moon is up. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- Do your looks belie you? 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Besides, I choose to please myself by sharing an idea that at this moment beams in your mother's eye while she looks at you. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- To see how pretty the Maypole looks in the moonlight? 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.