Synonyms and Antonyms of looked for
to go in search of
- She had been looking for a job for months.
cast about (for), cast around (for), chased (down), foraged (for), hunted, looked up, pursued, quested, searched (for or out), shopped (for), sought
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.
banked on, counted (on or upon), depended (on or upon), relied (on or upon), waited (for)
envisaged, envisioned, foresaw
foretold, predicted, prophesied
assumed, presumed, presupposed
contemplated, eyed, viewed