the feelings expressed on a person's face
a sad expression|a look of triumph|an angry face
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
physical appearance
I don't like the looks of this place
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
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!
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: seem, appear
have a certain outward or facial expression
How does she look?|The child looks unhappy|She looked pale after the surgery
search or seek
We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest|Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!
Synonym: search
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: face, front
take charge of or deal with
Could you see about lunch?|I must attend to this matter|She took care of this business
Synonym: attend, see, take care
convey by one's expression
She looked her devotion to me
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: await, expect, wait
accord in appearance with
You don't look your age!
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