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1gaze

verb \ˈgāz\

: to look at someone or something in a steady way and usually for a long time

gazedgaz·ing

Full Definition of GAZE

intransitive verb
:  to fix the eyes in a steady intent look often with eagerness or studious attention
gaz·er noun
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Examples of GAZE

  1. He gazed out the window at the snow.
  2. She gazed intently into his eyes.

Origin of GAZE

Middle English
First Known Use: 14th century

2gaze

noun

: a long and steady look

Full Definition of GAZE

:  a fixed intent look

Examples of GAZE

  1. She looked at him with a calm, steady gaze.
  2. <suddenly aware of her admiring gaze, he became self-conscious and uncomfortable>

First Known Use of GAZE

1566

Related to GAZE

GAZING Defined for Kids

1gaze

verb \ˈgāz\
gazedgaz·ing

Definition of GAZE for Kids

:  to fix the eyes in a long steady look <She gazed at the stars.>

Synonym Discussion of GAZE

gaze, stare, and glare mean to look at with concentration. gaze is used of a long and fixed look. <They stood gazing at the sunset.> stare is used of an often curious, rude, or absentminded gaze with eyes wide open. <He stared in surprise at the strange creature.> glare means an angry stare. <The teacher glared at the naughty children.>

2gaze

noun

Definition of GAZE for Kids

:  a long steady look
Medical Dictionary

gaze

intransitive verb \ˈgāz\
gazedgaz·ing

Medical Definition of GAZE

:  to fix the eyes in a steady and intent look
gaze noun

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