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Meaning of look

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad
           expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face" [syn:
           {expression}, {look}, {aspect}, {facial expression},
      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"; "his
         camera does his looking for him" [syn: {look}, {looking},
         {looking at}]
      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; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a
         clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the
         smell of treason" [syn: {spirit}, {tone}, {feel}, {feeling},
         {flavor}, {flavour}, {look}, {smell}]
      v 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!"
      2: 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" [syn: {look}, {appear}, {seem}]
      3: have a certain outward or facial expression; "How does she
         look?"; "The child looks unhappy"; "She looked pale after the
      4: search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the
         child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"
         [syn: {search}, {look}]
      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"; "The building faces
         the park" [syn: {front}, {look}, {face}] [ant: {back}]
      6: take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I
         must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"
         [syn: {attend}, {take care}, {look}, {see}]
      7: convey by one's expression; "She looked her devotion to me"
      8: 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" [syn: {expect},
         {look}, {await}, {wait}]
      9: accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!"
      10: 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"
          [syn: {count}, {bet}, {depend}, {look}, {calculate},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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