Definition of Look upon

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

Exact synonyms: Esteem, Look On, Regard As, Repute, Take To Be, Think Of
Generic synonyms: Believe, Conceive, Consider, Think
Derivative terms: Reputation, Reputation, Reputation, Repute

Definition of Look upon

1. Verb. To consider or regard something in a specific manner ¹

2. Verb. To gaze at something; to look on ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Look Upon

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
look upon (current term)
look what the cat's dragged in
look what we've got here
look who's talking
look you
lookdown fish

Literary usage of Look upon

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

1. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1830)
"Groves, fields, and meadows, are at any season of the year pleasant to look upon, but never so much as in the opening of the spring, when they are all new ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... and we generally see only dispersed and scattered light, that does not blind or dazzle the eye, and enables us to look upon these objects with easeĀ» and ..."

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