Definition of look round
1 : to go through a place in order to see what is there : to explore a place The kids looked round the shops while we unpacked.
2 : to search (for something) I looked round for my keys but I couldn't find them anywhere. He is looking round for a new car.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: the act of looking
: the expression of the countenance
: having every part of the surface or circumference equidistant from the center
: approximately round
: something (such as a circle, globe, or ring) that is round
: a knot of people
: a circle of things
: to make round
: to make (the lips) round and protruded (as in the pronunciation of \ü\)
: to pronounce with lip rounding : labialize
: all during : throughout
: to speak to in a whisper
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