Meaning of “look at sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

look at sth

phrasal verb with look uk us /lʊk/ verb

B2 to think about a subject carefully so that you can make a decision about it:

Management is looking at ways of cutting costs.

B2 to read something:

Can you look at my essay sometime?

B2 If an expert looks at something, they examine it:

Did you get the doctor to look at your knee?

to consider something in a particular way:

If I'd been a mother I might have looked at things differently.

(Definition of “look at sth” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)