look at


    Definition of look at in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. Used other than as an idiom: see look,‎ at.
      1. VT To observe or watch (something).
        1. The dinghy was trailing astern at the end of its painter, and Merrion looked at it as he passed. He saw that it was a battered-looking affair of the prahm type, with a blunt snout, and like the parent ship, had recently been painted a vivid green.
      2. VT To study (something) visually.
        1. The Jones man was looking at her hard. Now he reached into the hatch of his vest and fetched out a couple of cigars, everlasting big ones, with gilt bands on them.
      3. VT To consider.
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Let's turn that around and look at it from another angle. ‎
          • Clyde took one look at Bonnie and really went for her.
          • NASA has spacewalkers periodically look at their gloves, since the discovery of a cut in a glove used by an astronaut during the last shuttle mission.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Look at her all hussied up with her makeup and fishnet stockings...for shame!
          • Look at it this way- a two color deck can just have eight sources of another mana color by switching four basic lands of each of it's[sic] colors to multilands.
          • Look at that starving dog; he's nothing more than skin and bones.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Phrases
          • Phrasal verbs
            • Phrasal verbs with particle (at)
          • Verbs
            • Phrasal verbs
              • Phrasal verbs with particle (at)
              • Transitive verbs
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            Meaning of look at for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this idiom "look at" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasal verb. It's also a verb, more specifically, a phrasal verb and a transitive verb.
            Definiteness: Level 6
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