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look

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of look

  1. 1 facial appearance regarded as an indication of mood or feeling <you should have seen the look on your face when we yelled “Surprise!”> Synonyms cast, countenance, expression, face, visage Related Words frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl; grin, smile; air, appearance, aspect, bearing, demeanor, manner, mien, presence

  2. 2 an instance of looking especially briefly <she gave the junk mail a quick look before throwing it in the wastebasket> Synonyms cast, eye, gander, glance, glimpse, peek, peep, regard, sight, view Related Words gape, gaze, glare, leer, ogle, stare; side-glance; squinny, squint; coup d'oeil

  3. 3 the outward form of someone or something especially as indicative of a quality <the bride's father has the look of a prosperous businessman> Synonyms aspect, dress, figure, garb, appearance, mien, outside, presence, regard [archaic]Related Words air, attitude, bearing, behavior, comportment, demeanor, deportment, manner, poise, pose; carriage, posture, stance; cast, mold, shape, turn; color, coloring, complexion; countenance, face, features, habit, habitus, person [archaic], physiognomy, superficies, visage

  4. 4 looks pl  the qualities in a person or thing that as a whole give pleasure to the senses <a supermodel's career tends to be entirely based on her exceptional good looks> Synonyms aesthetics (also esthetics), attractiveness, beauteousness, beautifulness, comeliness, cuteness, fairness, gorgeousness, handsomeness, looks, loveliness, prettiness, sightlinessRelated Words allure, appeal, attraction, fascination, glamour (also glamor); charm, delightfulness, elegance, exquisiteness, gloriousness, radiance, radiancy, resplendence, resplendency, splendidness, splendiferousness, sublimeness, sublimity, superbness; desirability, desirableness, foxiness, lusciousness, nubility, pulchritude, seductiveness, sex appeal, sexiness, shapeliness, tastiness, toothsomeness, yumminess; flawlessness, perfection; daintiness, delicacy; flamboyance, flashiness, glossiness, showiness, slickness, splashinessNear Antonyms disagreeableness, dreadfulness, foulness, ghastliness, horribleness, loathsomeness, nastiness, offensiveness, repellency, repulsiveness, terribleness, vileness; blemish, flaw, imperfectionAntonyms grotesqueness, hideousness, homeliness, plainness, ugliness, unattractiveness, unbecomingness, unloveliness, unsightliness




look

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of look

  1. 1 to give the impression of being <it looks like it might rain> Synonyms act, appear, come across (as), come off (as), feel, seem, make, soundRelated Words dissemble, pretend; recall, resemble, suggest; hint, imply, insinuate

  2. 2 to make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion) <the music teacher looked her displeasure with a fierce frown> Synonyms air, expound, give, express, raise, sound, state, vent, ventilate, voiceRelated Words advertise, announce, declare, enounce, enunciate, proclaim, say; broadcast, circulate, disseminate, publish; describe, write, write up; sound off, speak out, speak up; chime in; communicate, convey, put across, put over; offer, submitNear Antonyms censor, restrain, restrictAntonyms stifle, suppress

  3. 3 to have in mind as a purpose or goal <they were looking to make a fast buck> Synonyms aim, allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], aspire, calculate, contemplate, design, go [chiefly Southern & Midland], intend, mean, meditate, plan, propose, purport, purposeRelated Words dream, hope, wish; consider, debate, mull (over), ponder; attempt, endeavor, strive, struggle, try; plot, scheme; accomplish, achieve, effect, execute, perform




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