If you look in a particular direction, you direct your eyes in that direction, especially so that you can see what is there or see what something is like.
unattractive ; ugly
If you describe someone or something as odd-looking, you think that they look strange or unusual .
having an old appearance
Someone who is good-looking has an attractive face .
A looking glass is a mirror.
Someone who is nice-looking is physically attractive.
odd or strange in appearance
having the appearance of youth
Better is the comparative of → good . [...]
If you describe a person or organization as forward-looking, you approve of the fact that they think about the future or have modern ideas.
If you describe a people or society as inward-looking, you mean that they are more interested in themselves than in other people or societies.
looking beyond oneself; open-minded and reaching out to other people, organizations, etc
appearing old and in bad condition
having the appearance of being dishonest
If you describe someone or something as backward-looking, you disapprove of their attitudes, ideas, or actions because they are based on old-fashioned opinions or methods.
having a dignified and attractive appearance
If you look in on a person or place, you visit them for a short time, usually when you are on your way somewhere else.
If you look on while something happens, you watch it happening without taking part yourself.
If you look to someone or something for a particular thing that you want, you expect or hope that they will provide it.
If you look up a fact or a piece of information, you find it out by looking in something such as a reference book or a list .
Venus's looking glass:
a purple-flowered campanulaceous plant, Legousia hybrida, of Europe, W Asia, and N Africa
If you look after someone or something, you do what is necessary to keep them healthy, safe, or in good condition.
If you look ahead, you think about what is going to happen in the future and perhaps make plans for the future.
If you look back, you think about things that happened in the past.
to express or show contempt or disdain (for)
If a person or organization is looking into a possible course of action, a problem, or a situation, they are finding out about it and examining the facts relating to it.
If you look something over, you examine it quite quickly in order to get a general idea of what it is like .
If you look around or look round a building or place, you walk round it and look at the different parts of it.
If you look through a group of things, you examine each one so that you can find or choose the one that you want .
look up to:
If you look up to someone, especially someone older than you, you respect and admire them.
look down on:
To look down on someone means to consider that person to be inferior or unimportant, usually when this is not true .
look out for:
If you look out for something, you pay attention to things so that you notice it if or when it occurs.
look forward to:
If you look forward to something that is going to happen, you want it to happen because you think you will enjoy it.
a large metal pot for cooking, brewing tea, etc
A lookout is a place from which you can see clearly in all directions.
like looking for a needle in a haystack:
If you are trying to find something and say that it is like looking for a needle in a haystack, you mean that you are very unlikely indeed to find it.