look closely

  • 1 Look — (l[oo^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Looked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Looking}.] [OE. loken, AS. l[=o]cian; akin to G. lugen, OHG. luog[=e]n.] 1. To direct the eyes for the purpose of seeing something; to direct the eyes toward an object; to observe with the …

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  • 2 LOOK — LOOK, established in Nevers, France in 1951, was originally a ski equipment manufacturer. The company produced bindings both under its own name and under other brands such as Rossignol and Dynastar. The partnership with Rossignol (which later… …

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  • 3 look at closely — index scrutinize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 look-alike — /look euh luyk /, n. 1. a person or thing that looks like or closely resembles another; double. 2. a compatible: The leading brand of computer was expensive so they bought cheap look alikes. 3. a pill or capsule that contains nonprescription… …

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  • 5 look-alike — (n.) someone who closely resembles another, 1937, Amer.Eng., from LOOK (Cf. look) (v.) + ALIKE (Cf. alike) …

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  • 6 look-alike — look′ alike or look′a•like n. 1) cvb a person or thing that looks like or closely resembles another; double 2) cvb being or characteristic of a look alike • Etymology: 1945–50 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7 Look-alike — A look alike is a living person who closely resembles another living person. In popular Western culture, a look alike is a person who bears a close physical resemblance to a celebrity, politician or member of royalty. Many look alikes earn a… …

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  • 8 closely — adverb 1 if you look at or study something closely, you look at it etc hard, trying to notice everything about it: watch sb closely: The detective was watching him closely, waiting for a reply. 2 if two things are closely connected or related,… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 look into — verb 1. investigate scientifically (Freq. 6) Let s investigate the syntax of Chinese • Syn: ↑investigate • Derivationally related forms: ↑investigation (for: ↑investigate), ↑ …

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  • 10 Look Homeward, Angel — Infobox Book Title = Look Homeward, Angel image caption = First edition cover author = Thomas Wolfe country = United States language = English subject = Coming of Age genre = Bildungsroman publisher = Charles Scribner s Sons release date = 1929… …

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  • 11 look — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 act of looking at/considering sth ADJECTIVE ▪ little ▪ brief, cursory, quick ▪ careful, close, close up (esp. AmE) …

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  • 12 look — look1 [ luk ] verb *** ▸ 1 direct eyes at someone/something ▸ 2 search for someone/something ▸ 3 have an appearance ▸ 4 seem ▸ 5 for saying how likely ▸ 6 making someone pay attention ▸ 7 face a direction ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive to direct… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 look */*/*/ — I UK [lʊk] / US verb Word forms look : present tense I/you/we/they look he/she/it looks present participle looking past tense looked past participle looked 1) [intransitive] to direct your eyes towards someone or something so that you can see… …

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  • 14 look — v., n., & int. v. 1 a intr. (often foll. by at) use one s sight; turn one s eyes in some direction. b tr. turn one s eyes on; contemplate or examine (looked me in the eyes). 2 intr. a make a visual or mental search (I ll look in the morning). b… …

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  • 15 look like — verb bear a physical resemblance to (Freq. 59) She looks like her mother • Hypernyms: ↑resemble • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s somebody Something s somebody …

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  • 16 Look-Alike Contracts — A financial product, such as a swap or an option, that is traded over the counter and that is cash settled, based on the settlement price of a similar, exchange traded futures contract, on a specific trading day. Futures look alike contracts are… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 17 look-alike — I noun someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor) he could be Gingrich s double she s the very image of her mother • Syn: ↑double, ↑image • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑ …

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  • 18 closely — adv. Closely is used with these adjectives: ↑akin, ↑allied, ↑analogous, ↑balanced, ↑bound, ↑comparable, ↑concerned, ↑dependent, ↑informed, ↑interrelated, ↑involved, ↑ …

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  • 19 look into — Investigate, examine, study, consider, inspect closely, observe narrowly …

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  • 20 To look about — Look Look (l[oo^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Looked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Looking}.] [OE. loken, AS. l[=o]cian; akin to G. lugen, OHG. luog[=e]n.] 1. To direct the eyes for the purpose of seeing something; to direct the eyes toward an object; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English