look like meaning


    Definition of look like in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGlooks likePRlooking likePT, PPlooked likeSUF-like
    1. IDI (impersonal) To seem; appear.
      1. And when scrum-half Ben Youngs, who had a poor game, was burgled by opposite number Irakli Abuseridze and the ball shipped down the line to Irakli Machkhaneli, it looked like Georgia had scored a try of their own, but the winger's foot was in touch.
    2. IDI VT To be similar in appearance to; resemble.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • “Marge Gets A Job” opens with the foundation of the Simpson house tilting perilously to one side, making the family homestead look like the suburban equivalent of the Leaning Tower Of Pisa.
        • It looked like a chance meeting but actually it had been carefully scripted, just so Tom could meet Jane.
        • He lives at 2-something fifty-something street and he looks like he's thirty-something.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Looks like rain, Elder; I 'spect she'll have to go over with me arter all," said George Thayer, the handsomest, best-natured stage-driver in the whole State of New Hampshire.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Defective verbs
          • Impersonal verbs
          • Impersonal verbs
            • Transitive verbs
              • Verbs by inflection type
                • Irregular verbs
                  • Defective verbs
                    • Impersonal verbs

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
            1. en lookalike
            2. en look alike
            3. en looks like
            4. en nooklike
            5. en hooklike
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of look like for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this idiom "look like" is a verb, more specifically, a defective verb, an impersonal verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
            Definiteness: Level 4
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