Synonyms and Antonyms of looking for
to go in search of
- She had been looking for a job for months.
casting about (for), casting around (for), chasing (down), foraging (for), hunting, looking up, pursuing, questing, searching (for or out), seeking, shopping (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.
banking on, counting (on or upon), depending (on or upon), relying (on or upon), waiting (for)
envisaging, envisioning, foreseeing
foretelling, predicting, prophesying
assuming, presuming, presupposing
contemplating, eyeing (or eying), viewing