Definition of look up to
- I've always looked up to my older brother.
- The kids really look up to their coach.
: 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
: in or into a higher position or level
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: from below the horizon
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of
: up into or in the
: in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: to rise from a lying or sitting position
: to move upward : ascend
used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated
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