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 employ one's sight, especially in a given direction or on a given object: looking out the window; looked at the floor.
- To search: We looked all afternoon but could not find it.
- To turn one's glance or gaze: looked to the right.
- To turn one's attention; attend: looked to his neglected guitar during vacation; looked at the evidence.
- To turn one's expectations: looked to us for a solution.
- To seem or appear to be: look morose. See Synonyms at seem.
- To face in a specified direction: The cottage looks on the river.
- To turn one's eyes on: looked him in the eye.
- To convey by one's expression: looked annoyance at the judge; looked his devotion to me.
- To have an appearance of conformity with: He looks his age. She dressed up to look the part.
- To appear to be: looked the fool in one version of the story.
- The act or instance of looking: I took just one look and I was sure.
- A gaze or glance expressive of something: gave her a mournful look.
- Appearance or aspect: a look of great age.
- Physical appearance, especially when pleasing.
- A distinctive, unified manner of dress or fashion: the preferred look for this fall.
- look after To take care of: looked after his younger brother.
- look for To search for; seek: looking for my gloves.
- look for To expect: Look for a change of weather in March.
- look into To inquire into; investigate: The police looked into the disturbance.
- on To regard in a certain way: looked on them as incompetents.
- look out To be watchful or careful; take care: If you don't look out, you may fall on the ice. We looked out for each other on the trip.
- look over To examine or inspect, often in hasty fashion: looked over the proposal before the meeting.
- look to Usage Problem To expect or hope to: He looked to hear from her within a week.
- look to Usage Problem To seem about to; promise to: "an 'Action Program,' which ... looked to reduce tariffs on over 1,800 items” ( Alan D. Romberg).
- look up To search for and find, as in a reference book.
- look up To visit: look up an old friend.
- look up To become better; improve: Things are at last looking up.
- look a gift horse in the mouth Informal To be critical or suspicious of something one has received without expense.
- alive Informal To act or respond quickly: Look alive! We leave in five minutes.
- on To regard with contempt or condescension.
- at To regard with contempt or condescension.
- look forward to To think of (a future event) with pleasurable, eager anticipation: looking forward to graduation.
- look in on To visit: I look in on my grandparents each weekend.
- look the other way To deliberately overlook something: knew the student was cheating but decided to look the other way.
- look up to To admire: looked up to her mother.
Malayalam MeaningTransliteration ON/OFF | Not Correct/Proper?
പ്രദര്ശം - Pradharsham ;മിഴിപ്പെടുക - Mizhippeduka ;ഉറ്റുനോക്കുക - Uttunokkuka ;പരിഗണിക്കുക - Pariganikkuka ;കാഴ്ച - Kaazhcha | Kazhcha ;വീക്ഷിക്കുക - Veekshikkuka ;