Definition of Look like

1. Verb. Bear a physical resemblance to. "She looks like her mother"

Generic synonyms: Resemble



Definition of Look like

1. Verb. (idiomatic impersonal) To seem; appear. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic transitive) To be similar in appearance to; resemble. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Look Like

look at
look away
look back
look backward
look before you leap
look book
look daggers
look down on
look down one's nose
look down upon
look for
look forward
look forward to
look here
look into
look like (current term)
look off
look on
look out
look out for number one
look out on
look out over
look over
look round
look sharp
look the other way
look the part
look through
look to

Literary usage of Look like

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1. The Contemporary Review (1870)
"... as fishermen they look like fishermen on the stage. The Publicans are all like Matthew and Zaccheus, full of devout impulse. ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... not look like death ; and they had laid him out with hanches of his favourite white roses on his breast' " Those who knew and loved him best, then, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Similes by Frank Jenners Wilstach (1916)
"look like Let-me-be. — LEAN'S "COLLECTANEA." Gave her a look like red ... look like the far end o' a French fiddle. — ALEXANDER HISLOP'S "PROVERBS OF ..."

4. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Do I look like a greenhorn f Credulity and wonderment are moet pronounced in the uyc. Green Man and Stilt This public- house sign refers to the distillation ..."

5. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"crown of perpendicular rocks, whose moss-like vegetation makes them look like malachite. Below this I beheld what seemed to be an Oriental city, ..."

6. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"... whose moss-like vegetation makes them look like malachite. Below this I beheld what seemed to be an Oriental city, since almost all the buildings had ..."

7. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"I could offer myself for a courier, if I didn't look like a broken-down mountebank. ... But you have never seen your father look like this before ..."

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