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look on

vb (intr)
1. (adverb) to be a spectator at an event or incident
2. (preposition) Also: look upon to consider or regard: she looked on the whole affair as a joke; he looks on his mother-in-law with disapproval.
ˌlooker-ˈon n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.look on - observe with attention; "They watched as the murderer was executed"
sit by, sit back - be inactive or indifferent while something is happening; "Don't just sit by while your rights are violated!"
2.look on - look on as or consider; "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be intelligent"
think, believe, conceive, consider - judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"

look

verb
1. To direct the eyes on an object:
Idiom: clap one's eyes on.
2. To try to find something:
3. To have the appearance of:
Idiom: strike one as (being).
phrasal verb
look after
To have the care and supervision of:
Idioms: keep an eye on, look out for, take care of, take under one's wing.
phrasal verb
look for
To look forward to confidently:
anticipate, await, bargain for (or on), count on, depend on (or upon), expect, wait (for).
Informal: figure on.
phrasal verb
look in
To go to or seek out the company of in order to socialize:
Idiom: pay a visit.
phrasal verb
look into
To go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information:
phrasal verb
look on or upon
To have the face or front turned in a specific direction:
phrasal verb
look out
To be careful:
Idioms: be on guard, be on the lookout, keep an eye peeled , take care.
phrasal verb
look over
To view broadly or from a height:
phrasal verb
look up
To go to or seek out the company of in order to socialize:
Idiom: pay a visit.
noun
1. An act of directing the eyes on an object:
2. A disposition of the facial features that conveys meaning, feeling, or mood:
3. An outward appearance:
4. The way something or someone looks:
Translations
يَتَفَرَّجيَنْظُر إلى، يَعْتَبِر
považovatpřihlížet
betragte
tekint: vkinek tekintvégignéz
horfa á, vera áhorfandilíta á
prizerať sa
bakmak-imiş gibi görmekseyretmek

w>look on

vi
(= watch)zusehen, zugucken (inf)
to look onto (window)(hinaus)gehen auf (+acc); (building)liegen an (+dat)
+prep obj (also look upon)betrachten, ansehen; to look on somebody as a friendjdn als Freund betrachten; I look on him as a good doctorich halte ihn für einen guten Arzt; to look on somebody with respectAchtung or Respekt vor jdm haben; employers look favourably (Brit) or favorably (US) on people with experienceArbeitgeber bevorzugen Leute mit Erfahrung

look

(luk) verb
1. to turn the eyes in a certain direction so as to see, to find, to express etc. He looked out of the window; I've looked everywhere, but I can't find him; He looked at me (angrily).
2. to seem. It looks as if it's going to rain; She looks sad.
3. to face. The house looks west.
noun
1. the act of looking or seeing. Let me have a look!
2. a glance. a look of surprise.
3. appearance. The house had a look of neglect.
ˈlook-alike noun
a person who looks (exactly) like someone else; a double. the prince's look-alike.
-looking
having a certain appearance. good-looking; strange-looking.
looks noun plural
(attractive) appearance. She lost her looks as she grew older; good looks.
ˌlooker-ˈon noun
a person who is watching something happening; an onlooker.
ˈlooking-glass noun
a mirror.
ˈlookout noun
1. a careful watch. a sharp lookout; (also adjective) a lookout post.
2. a place from which such a watch can be kept.
3. a person who has been given the job of watching. There was a shout from the lookout.
4. concern, responsibility. If he catches you leaving early, that's your lookout!
by the look(s) of
judging from the appearance of (someone or something) it seems likely or probable. By the looks of him, he won't live much longer; It's going to rain by the look of it.
look after
to attend to or take care of. to look after the children.
look ahead
to consider what will happen in the future.
look down one's nose at
to regard with contempt.
look down on
to regard as inferior. She looks down on her husband's relations.
look for
to search for. She lost her handbag and wasted ten minutes looking for it.
look forward to
to wait with pleasure for. I am looking forward to seeing you / to the holidays.
look here!
give your attention to this. Look here! Isn't that what you wanted?; Look here, Mary, you're being unfair!
look in on
to visit briefly. I decided to look in on Paul and Carol on my way home.
look into
to inspect or investigate closely. The manager will look into your complaint.
look on
1. to watch something. No, I don't want to play – I'd rather look on.
2. (with as) to think of or consider. I have lived with my aunt since I was a baby, and I look on her as my mother.
look out
1. (usually with for) to watch. She was looking out for him from the window.
2. to find by searching. I've looked out these books for you.
look out!
beware! take care!.
look over
to examine. We have been looking over the new house.
look through
to look at or study briefly. I've looked through your notes.
look up
1. to improve. Things have been looking up lately.
2. to pay a visit to. I looked up several old friends.
3. to search for in a book of reference. You should look the word up (in a dictionary).
4. to consult (a reference book). I looked up in the encyclopedia.
look up to
to respect the conduct, opinions etc of. He has always looked up to his father.
References in classic literature ?
Suppose we wait a while, and see what comes of it," said he, casting a bewildered look on his companion.
It is true," said Defarge, who was kneeling to look on and hear.
Give the little dear a good waltz, and we will look on," answered Mr.