look for

Definitions of look for
  1. verb
    try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
    synonyms: search, seek
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    drag, dredge
    search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
    finger
    search for on the computer
    fumble, grope
    feel about uncertainly or blindly
    divine
    search by divining, as if with a rod
    browse, surf
    look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular
    leave no stone unturned
    search thoroughly and exhaustively
    hunt
    seek, search for
    gather
    look for (food) in nature
    want
    hunt or look for; want for a particular reason
    scour
    examine minutely
    seek out
    look for a specific person or thing
    go after, pursue, quest after, quest for
    go in search of or hunt for
    angle, fish
    seek indirectly
    grub
    search about busily
    feel
    grope or feel in search of something
    browse, shop
    shop around; not necessarily buying
    grope for, scrabble
    feel searchingly
    dowse
    use a divining rod in search of underground water or metal
    shell
    look for and collect shells by the seashore
    comparison-shop
    compare prices for a given item
    antique
    shop for antiques
    window-shop
    examine the shop windows; shop with the eyes only
    browse
    scan, look through, or look for information on the internet
  2. verb
    be excited or anxious about
    synonyms: anticipate, look to
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    apprehend, quail at
    anticipate with dread or anxiety
    type of:
    await, expect, look, wait
    look forward to the probable occurrence of
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