look like


look like
verb
bear a physical resemblance to (Freq. 59)
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She looks like her mother

Hypernyms: ↑resemble
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

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Something ——s something

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RESEMBLE, bear a resemblance to, look similar to, take after, have the look of, have the appearance of, remind one of, make one think of; informal be the spitting image of, be a dead ringer for.
look

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phrasal
chiefly Britain : to give promise of : show a likelihood of — used with a gerund

the new age looks like being tougher than the old — Patrick Balfour

at two months he looked like developing into a healthy … bird — Sydney (Australia) Bulletin

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look like
1. To show a probability of
2. To appear similar to
3. Used in requesting a description, as in what does it look like?
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Main Entry:like
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look like
1. To resemble
2. To promise or threaten (eg rain)
3. Used in requesting a description, as in what does it look like?
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Main Entry:look

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look like
: to have an appearance that is very similar to (someone or something) : to resemble (someone or something)

You look just like your mother! [=you resemble your mother very closely]

That powdered sugar looks like snow.

— see also look 2a (above), 1
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Main Entry:look

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • look like — ► look like informal show a likelihood of. Main Entry: ↑look …   English terms dictionary

  • look like — (something) to seem likely that something will happen. It looks like the unusually warm weather we ve been having may be coming to an end …   New idioms dictionary

  • look like — verb a) To seem. It looks like Im stuck with you. b) To be similar in appearance to; resemble. Ostriches look like emus to some people, but they are only distantly related. See Also: look alike …   Wiktionary

  • look like — Synonyms and related words: ape, appear, appear like, approach, approximate, be like, be redolent of, bear resemblance, bring to mind, call to mind, call up, come close, come near, compare with, copy, correspond, counterfeit, evoke, favor, feel,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • look like — in his overcoat he looks like an undertaker Syn: resemble, bear a resemblance to, look similar to, take after, have the look of, have the appearance of, remind one of, make one think of; informal be the spitting image of, be a dead ringer for …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • look like — informal show a likelihood of. → look …   English new terms dictionary

  • look like — Syn: resemble, bear a resemblance to, look similar to, take after, remind one of, make one think of; informal be the (spitting) image of, be a dead ringer for …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • look like — v. resemble, have a similar appearance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • look like a million dollars — (informal) To appear very beautiful • • • Main Entry: ↑million * * * feel/look/like a million dollars/bucks/informal phr …   Useful english dictionary

  • look like something the cat dragged in — look like something the cat dragged/brought/in informal phrase to have a very dirty or untidy appearance Thesaurus: dirty and scruffy in appearancesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary


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