Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun looking

2 senses of looking

Sense 1
look, looking, looking at -- (the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him")
       => sensing, perception -- (becoming aware of something via the senses)

Sense 2
looking, looking for -- (the act of searching visually)
       => search, hunt, hunting -- (the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone)

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

10 senses of look

Sense 1
look -- (perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!")
          Phrasal Verb-> look back#1; look away#1; look after#1; look on#1; look up to#1; look for#1; look into#2; look back#2; look up#1

Sense 2
look, appear, seem -- (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 3
look -- (have a certain outward or facial expression; "How does she look?"; "The child looks unhappy"; "She looked pale after the surgery")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 4
search, look -- (search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!")
       => examine, see -- (observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country")

Sense 5
front, look, face -- (be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to; "The house looks north"; "My backyard look onto the pond"; "The building faces the park")
       => lie -- (be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position)

Sense 6
attend, take care, look, see -- (take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business")
       => care, give care -- (provide care for; "The nurse was caring for the wounded")

Sense 7
look -- (convey by one's expression; "She looked her devotion to me")
       => convey -- (make known; pass on, of information; "She conveyed the message to me")

Sense 8
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")

Sense 9
look -- (accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!")
       => match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree -- (be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun")

Sense 10
count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon -- (have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis")
       => trust, swear, rely, bank -- (have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes")

Antonyms of adj looking

1 sense of looking

Sense 1
looking, sounding -- (appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms; "left their clothes dirty looking"; "a most disagreeable looking character"; "angry-looking"; "liquid-looking"; "severe-looking policemen on noble horses"; "fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk")

INDIRECT (VIA superficial) -> profound -- (showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret")

Similarity of adj looking

1 sense of looking

Sense 1
looking, sounding -- (appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms; "left their clothes dirty looking"; "a most disagreeable looking character"; "angry-looking"; "liquid-looking"; "severe-looking policemen on noble horses"; "fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk")
       => superficial (vs. profound) -- (concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences")

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