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look up

verb

Definition of look up

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cheer up <look up—things are not all bad>

  3. 2 :  to improve in prospects or conditions <business is looking up>

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to search for in or as if in a reference work <look up an address>

  6. 2 :  to seek out especially for a brief visit <look me up when you're here>



Examples of look up in a sentence

  1. <be sure to look me up if you're ever in town>

  2. <by the next morning, the skies had begun to clear and we were looking up>



14th Century

First Known Use of look up

14th century


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