1. the feelings expressed on a person's face
- a look of triumph
2. 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
Similar word(s): looking
3. physical appearance
- I don't like the looks of this place
4. the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
Sentences with look as a noun:
- Let’s have a look under the hood of the car.
- She got her mother’s looks.
- I don’t like the look of the new design.
- He gave me a dirty look.
- If looks could kill ...
1. 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!
Definition categories: perception
2. give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
- This project looks fishy
3. have a certain outward or facial expression
- How does she look?
- The child looks unhappy
- She looked pale after the surgery
4. search or seek
- We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest
- Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!
Similar word(s): search
5. be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
- The house looks north
- My backyard look onto the pond
6. take charge of or deal with
7. convey by one's expression
- She looked her devotion to me
8. look forward to the probable occurrence of
- She is looking to a promotion
Definition categories: cognition
9. accord in appearance with
- You don't look your age!
10. have faith or confidence in
- Look to your friends for support
Sentences with look as a verb:
- Look at my new car! Don’t look in the closet.
- It looks as if it’s going to rain soon.
- That painting looks nice.
- The hotel looks over the valleys of the HinduKush.
- I look to each hour for my lover’s arrival.
- Look out of the window [i.e. lean out] while I speak to you.
- to look down opposition
- The fastball caught him looking.
- Clem Labine struck Mays out looking at his last at bat.
- It's unusual for Mays to strike out looking. He usually takes a cut at it.