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look around

Definition of look around

  1. 1 :  to go through a place in order to see what is there :  to explore a place <We arrived early at the theater and spent a few minutes looking around.> <The kids looked around the shops while we unpacked.>

  2. 2 :  to search (for something) <I looked around for my keys but I couldn't find them anywhere.> <He is looking around for a new car.>



Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  to make sure or take care (that something is done)

    :  to ascertain by the use of one's eyes

    :  to exercise the power of vision upon :  examine

  1. :  the act of looking

    :  glance

    :  the expression of the countenance

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  1. :  in a circle or in circumference

    :  in, along, or through a circuit

    :  on all or various sides :  in every or any direction

  1. :  on all sides of

    :  so as to encircle or enclose

    :  so as to avoid or get past :  on or to another side of

  1. :  about

    :  being in existence, evidence, or circulation


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