Dictionary Results for looking


1. looking - 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"

Synonym(s): look, looking_at

Hypernym(s): sensing, perception




2. looking - noun

· the act of searching visually

Synonym(s): looking_for

Hypernym(s): search, hunt, hunting




3. look - 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!"




4. look - 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"

Synonym(s): appear, seem

Hypernym(s): be




5. look - verb

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

Hypernym(s): be




6. look - verb

· search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"

Synonym(s): search

Hypernym(s): examine, see




7. look - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): front, face

Hypernym(s): lie




8. look - verb

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

Synonym(s): attend, take_care, see

Hypernym(s): care, give_care




9. look - verb

· convey by one's expression; "She looked her devotion to me"

Hypernym(s): convey




10. look - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): expect, await, wait




11. look - verb

· accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!"

Hypernym(s): match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree




12. look - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): count, bet, depend, swear, rely, bank, calculate, reckon

Hypernym(s): trust




13. looking - adjective

· appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms; "left their clothes dirty looking"; "a most disagreeable looking character"; "angry-looking"; "liquid-looking"; "severe-looking policemen on noble horses"; "fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk"

Synonym(s): sounding





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