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Synonyms and Antonyms of look for

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synonym (synonym of look for)

  • (verb.contact)
    try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    be excited or anxious about (verb.emotion)
     

hypernym (look for IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • be excited or anxious about (verb.emotion)
    look forward to the probable occurrence of (verb.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF look for relation)

  • (verb.emotion)
    anticipate with dread or anxiety (verb.emotion)
     
  • try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of (verb.contact)
    search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search for on the computer (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    feel about uncertainly or blindly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search by divining, as if with a rod (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search thoroughly and exhaustively (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    seek, search for (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    look for (food) in nature (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hunt or look for; want for a particular reason (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    examine minutely (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    look for a specific person or thing (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    go in search of or hunt for (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    seek indirectly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    search about busily (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    grope or feel in search of something (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    shop around; not necessarily buying (verb.possession)
     

derivation (.... is derived from look for)

  • be excited or anxious about (verb.emotion)
    marked by eager anticipation (adj.all)
     
  • try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of (verb.contact)
    the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of searching for something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a customs official whose job is to search baggage or goods or vehicles for contraband or dutiable items (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone making a search or inquiry (noun.person)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation search seek anticipate look to await expect look wait drag dredge finger fumble divine browse hunt hunting quest seeking searcher quester

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