meaning of look

1. 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.
To direct the attention (to something); to consider; to examine; as, to look at an action.
To seem; to appear; to have a particular appearance; as, the patient looks better; the clouds look rainy.
To have a particular direction or situation; to face; to front.
In the imperative: see; behold; take notice; take care; observe; -- used to call attention.
To show ones self in looking, as by leaning out of a window; as, look out of the window while I speak to you. Sometimes used figuratively.
To await the appearance of anything; to expect; to anticipate.
To look at; to turn the eyes toward.
To seek; to search for.
To expect.
To influence, overawe, or subdue by looks or presence as, to look down opposition.
To express or manifest by a look.
The act of looking; a glance; a sight; a view; -- often in certain phrases; as, to have, get, take, throw, or cast, a look.
Expression of the eyes and face; manner; as, a proud or defiant look.
Hence; Appearance; aspect; as, the house has a gloomy look; the affair has a bad look.
LOOK A specification language. ["A Look at Algebraic Specifications", S. N. Zilles et al, IBM RR, 1982].
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"

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