look something over


look something over
INSPECT, examine, scan, cast an eye over, take stock of, vet, view, look through, peruse, run through, read through; informal take a dekko at, give something a/the once-over; N. Amer. check out; N. Amer. informal eyeball.
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ˌlook sthˈover derived
to examine sth to see how good, big, etc. it is

We looked over the house again before we decided we would rent it.

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  • look something over — look (something) over to examine something carefully. Epstein poked through the stuff inside, carefully picking each thing up and looking it over from all angles. She had her own lawyer look over the agreement …   New idioms dictionary

  • look something over — he looked over the engineer s reports Syn: inspect, examine, scan, cast an eye over, take stock of, vet, view, look through, peruse, read through, check out; informal give something a/the once over, eyeball …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • look something over — Syn: inspect, examine, scrutinize, cast an eye over, take stock of, vet, view, peruse, read through; informal give something a/the once over; N.Amer. check out; N.Amer.; informal eyeball …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • look something over — inspect something with a view to establishing its merits. → look …   English new terms dictionary

  • look out over — verb be oriented in a certain direction (Freq. 1) The house looks out on a tennis court The apartment overlooks the Hudson • Syn: ↑look out on, ↑overlook, ↑look across • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • read something over — ˌread sthˈover/ˈthrough derived to read sth carefully from beginning to end to look for mistakes or check details Main entry: ↑readderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hey, Look Me Over (M*A*S*H episode) — Hey, Look Me Over was the 236th episode of the M*A*S*H television series, and the first episode of the eleventh and final season, first airing on October 25, 1982 with a retelecast on June 13, 1983. Margaret has to prepare for an inspection by… …   Wikipedia

  • look over — look (something) over to examine something carefully. Epstein poked through the stuff inside, carefully picking each thing up and looking it over from all angles. She had her own lawyer look over the agreement …   New idioms dictionary

  • look — verb 1》 direct one s gaze in a specified direction.     ↘have an outlook in a specified direction.     ↘(look at/on) regard in a specified way.     ↘(look at) examine (a matter) and consider what action to take.     ↘(look into) investigate.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • look — 1. verb 1) Mrs. Wright looked at him Syn: glance at, gaze at, stare at, gape at, peer at; peep at, peek, take a look at; watch, observe, view, regard, examine, inspect, eye, scan, scrutinize …   Thesaurus of popular words