Meaning of “look” - Learner’s Dictionary

look

verb us uk /lʊk/
Extra Examples
Hey, Helen, look at this!She looked longingly at the silk dresses.I looked through the window but couldn't see anything.He looked at himself in the mirror.Karen opened the box and looked inside.
SEE [ I ]

A1 to turn your eyes in the direction of something or someone so that you can see them:

Look at the picture on page two.
Look at me, Daddy!
He was looking out of the window.
I looked around and there she was.
SEARCH [ I ]

A1 to try to find someone or something:

I'm looking for my keys.
I've looked everywhere but I can't find my bag.
look nice/strange, etc; look like/as if

A2 used to describe the appearance of a person or thing:

That food looks nice.
You look tired, my love.
Do I look silly in this hat?
She looks Italian or Spanish.
He looked like a drug addict.
it looks like; it looks as if

B1 used to say that something is likely to happen:

It looks like there'll be three of us.
It looks as if he isn't coming.
be looking to do sth

to plan to do something:

I'm looking to start my own business.
Look!

something you say when you are annoyed and you want people to know that what you are saying is important:

Look, I've had enough of your complaints.
→ See also look the part

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