Definition of Look at

1. Verb. Take into consideration for exemplifying purposes. "Consider the following case"

Exact synonyms: Consider, Deal, Take
Specialized synonyms: Contemplate, Dally, Play, Trifle, Abstract, Warm To
Generic synonyms: Think About
Derivative terms: Consideration

2. Verb. Look at carefully; study mentally. "View a problem"
Exact synonyms: Consider, View
Generic synonyms: Analyse, Analyze, Canvas, Canvass, Examine, Study
Specialized synonyms: Contemplate, Groak
Derivative terms: Consideration, View, Viewer

Definition of Look at

1. Verb. (transitive) to observe or watch (something) ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to study (something) visually ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) to consider ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Look At

look-down, shoot-down
look across
look after
look ahead
look alike
look and feel
look around
look at (current term)
look away
look back
look backward
look before you leap
look book
look daggers
look down on
look down one's nose
look down upon
look for
look forward
look forward to
look here
look into

Literary usage of Look at

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"3The senators all cross to R, pause and look at the dead body; also give a half look at Antony; Casca being very offensive. *Rises and invokes the gods. ..."

2. Walden; Or, Life in the Woods: Or, Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau (1893)
"... When you think of getting a farm turn it thus in your mind, not to buy greedily ; nor spare your pains to look at it, and do not think it enough ..."

3. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"She did not look at him, but was watching the oar, leaning forward in an attitude of repose, as if she were beginning to feel the comfort of returning ..."

4. Mark Twain: The Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"look at the noble names of history! look at Cleopatra ! look at Desdemona! look at Florence Nightingale I look at Joan of Arc! look at Lucretia Borgia! ..."

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