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English definition of “look sth out”

look sth out

UK phrasal verb with look     /lʊk/ verb
to search for and find something: I'll look out that recipe I told you about and send it to you.SearchingFinding and discovering
(Definition of look sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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