Definition of Look on

1. Verb. Observe with attention. "They watched as the murderer was executed"

Exact synonyms: Watch
Entails: See
Specialized synonyms: Sit Back, Sit By
Derivative terms: Watch, Watcher, Watching



2. Verb. Look on as or consider. "He is reputed to be intelligent"

Definition of Look on

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To watch; to observe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Look On

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
look like
look off
look on (current term)
look out
look out for number one
look out on
look out over
look over
look round
look sharp
look the other way
look the part
look through
look to
look up
look up to

Literary usage of Look on

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

1. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1888)
"... shall or will look on. shall be looked on Imperative. ... they shall be shall look on. looked at. (To be continued. ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... Have here a light, and look on all these blake." But often gan the herte glad and quake Of Troilus, while he it gan to rede, So as the wordes yave him ..."

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