Definition of Look up to

1. Verb. Feel admiration for.

Exact synonyms: Admire
Generic synonyms: Esteem, Prise, Prize, Respect, Value
Specialized synonyms: Envy
Derivative terms: Admiration, Admirer, Admirer, Admirer
Antonyms: Look Down On



Definition of Look up to

1. Verb. (idiomatic transitive) To show respect or admiration for. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Look Up To

look off
look on
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 (current term)
look upon
look what the cat's dragged in
look what we've got here
look who's talking
look you
lookahead
lookaheads
lookalike
lookalikes
lookaside
lookbook
lookbooks
lookdown
lookdown fish

Literary usage of Look up to

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1884)
"But what was there to look up to? There was the dream-princess,— he might have looked up to her, for she had seemed to him like some holy spirit descended ..."

2. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1890)
"... the Distressed Sittuation of the Inhabitants Causes me to Urge for Asistance, More than I Could Wish for to do, But the A11 ways Look Up to yuo As thier ..."

3. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1814)
"See ACOSTA, CIEZA, GOMARA, &c. when they were in fear, they would touch the Earth and look up to the Sun. They worshipped also the dead bodies of their ..."

4. The Soul of America: A Constructive Essay in the Sociology of Religion by Stanton Coit (1914)
"Where the Poor do not look up to the Rich The first is the universal attitude of the American poor to the rich. While in all other great historic nations, ..."

5. Music (1897)
"If you want music for your own and music's sake—look up to Bach. * * * If you want music which is as absolutely full of meaning as an egg is full of ..."

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