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look up

verb

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1 to go in search of
  • be sure to look me up if you're ever in town

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2 to become glad or hopeful
  • by the next morning, the skies had begun to clear and we were looking up

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The first known use of look up was in the 14th century

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look (toward)

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“Look up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/look%20up. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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