Meaning Of Looking

Meaning Of Looking

Noun: looking

The act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually

Example 1: “he gave it a good looking at”; “his camera does his looking for him”

The act of searching visually

Adjective: looking

Appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms

Example 1: “left their clothes dirty looking”; “a most disagreeable looking character”; “angry-looking”; “liquid-looking”; “severe-looking policemen on noble horses”

Verb : look

Perceive with attention; direct one’s gaze towards

Example 1: ” “She looked over the expanse of land”; “Look at your child!”; “Look–a deer in the backyard!”

Give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

Example 2: “This project looks fishy”

Have a certain outward or facial expression

Example 3: “How does she look?”; “The child looks unhappy”; “She looked pale after the surgery”

Spend time trying to find

Example 4: “Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!”; “We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest”

Be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to

Example 5: “The house looks north”; “My backyard look onto the pond”

Take charge of or deal with

Example 6: “I must look to this matter”

Convey by one’s expression

Example 7: “She looked her devotion to me”

Look forward to the probable occurrence of

Example 8: “She is looking to a promotion”

Accord in appearance with

Example 9: “You don’t look your age!”

Have faith or confidence in

Example 10: “Look to your friends for support”


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