Synonyms and Antonyms of look for
to go in search of
- She had been looking for a job for months.
cast about (for), cast around (for), chase (down), forage (for), hunt, look up, pursue, quest, search (for or out), seek, shop (for)
to act so as to make (something) more likely
- They were just looking for trouble.
to believe in the future occurrence of (something)
- They were looking for their first win of the season.
bank on, count (on or upon), depend (on or upon), rely (on or upon), wait (for)
envisage, envision, foresee
foretell, predict, prophesy
assume, presume, presuppose
contemplate, eye, view