Synonyms for (noun) look

Synonyms: look, looking, looking at

Definition: the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually

Usage: he went out to have a look; his look was fixed on her eyes; he gave it a good looking at; his camera does his looking for him

Similar words: sensing, perception

Definition: becoming aware of something via the senses


Synonyms: look

Definition: physical appearance

Usage: I don't like the looks of this place

Similar words: visual aspect, appearance

Definition: outward or visible aspect of a person or thing


Synonyms: aspect, expression, face, facial expression, look

Definition: the feelings expressed on a person's face

Usage: a sad expression; a look of triumph; an angry face

Similar words: visage, countenance

Definition: the appearance conveyed by a person's face

Usage: a pleasant countenance; a stern visage


Synonyms: look, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, tone, smell, spirit

Definition: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

Usage: the feel of the city excited him; a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting; it had the smell of treason

Similar words: ambiance, ambience, atmosphere

Definition: a particular environment or surrounding influence

Usage: there was an atmosphere of excitement

Synonyms for (verb) look

Synonyms: look

Definition: have a certain outward or facial expression

Usage: How does she look?; The child looks unhappy; She looked pale after the surgery

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: count, depend, look, bet, reckon, calculate

Definition: have faith or confidence in

Usage: you can count on me to help you any time; Look to your friends for support; You can bet on that!; Depend on your family in times of crisis

Similar words: swear, trust, rely, bank

Definition: have confidence or faith in

Usage: We can trust in God; Rely on your friends; bank on your good education; I swear by my grandmother's recipes


Synonyms: look

Definition: convey by one's expression

Usage: She looked her devotion to me

Similar words: convey

Definition: make known; pass on, of information

Usage: She conveyed the message to me


Synonyms: seem, look, appear

Definition: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

Usage: She seems to be sleeping; This appears to be a very difficult problem; This project looks fishy; They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: search, look

Definition: search or seek

Usage: We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest; Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!

Similar words: see, examine

Definition: observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect

Usage: The customs agent examined the baggage; I must see your passport before you can enter the country


Synonyms: attend, take care, look, see

Definition: take charge of or deal with

Usage: Could you see about lunch?; I must attend to this matter; She took care of this business

Similar words: care, give care

Definition: provide care for

Usage: The nurse was caring for the wounded


Synonyms: look

Definition: accord in appearance with

Usage: You don't look your age!

Similar words: correspond, tally, jibe, match, fit, gibe, agree, check

Definition: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

Usage: The two stories don't agree in many details; The handwriting checks with the signature on the check; The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun


Synonyms: front, face, look

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

Usage: The house looks north; My backyard look onto the pond; The building faces the park

Similar words: lie

Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position