Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb look_for

2 senses of look for

Sense 1
search, seek, look for -- (try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county")

Sense 2
anticipate, look for, look to -- (be excited or anxious about)
       => expect, look, await, wait -- (look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted")

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