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Dictionary definition for: Look

1. (n) the expression on a person''s face; "a sad expression" "a look of triumph" "an angry face"

2. (v) 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!"

3. (n) 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"

4. (v) 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"

5. (n) physical appearance; "I don''t like the looks of this place"

6. (v) have a certain outward or facial expression; "How does she look?" "The child looks unhappy" "She looked pale after the surgery"

7. (n) the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him" "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting" "it had the smell of treason"

8. (v) search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest" "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"

9. (v) 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" "The building faces the park"

10. (v) take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?" "I must attend to this matter" "She took care of this business"

11. (v) convey by one''s expression; "She looked her devotion to me"

12. (v) look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives" "She is looking to a promotion" "he is waiting to be drafted"

13. (v) accord in appearance with; "You don''t look your age!"

14. (v) have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time" "Look to your friends for support" "You can bet on that!" "Depend on your family in times of crisis"

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