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Meaning of LOOK FOR

Pronunciation:  lûk for

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  1. [v]  try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"
  2. [v]  be excited or anxious about
 Synonyms: anticipate, look to, search, seek
 See Also: angle, apprehend, await, browse, divine, drag, dredge, expect, feel, finger, fish, fumble, gather, go after, grope, grub, hunt, leave no stone unturned, look, maraud, pursue, quail at, quest after, quest for, scour, seek out, shop, surf, wait, want



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