(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. i. behold; perceive, discern; inspect, scan; stare; seem, appear. —n. glance, view; appearance, aspect. See vision, attention.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Appearance]
Syn. appearance, aspect, looks, expression; see appearance 1 , expression 4 .
2. [An effort to see]
Syn. gaze, stare, scrutiny, inspection, contemplation, visual search, reconnaissance, introspection, speculation, attending, noticing, regarding, marking, observation, keeping watch, once-over*, look see*, gander; see also attention 1 , examination 1 .
3. [A quick use of the eyes]
Syn. glance, quick cast of the eyes, survey, squint, glimpse, peek, peep, twinkle of an eye, coup d'oeil (French), leer, flash, peekaboo*, the eye*.
See Synonym Study at appearance . v.
1. [To appear]
Syn. seem to be, look like, resemble; see seem .
2. [To endeavor to see]
Syn. view, gaze, glance, scan, stare, behold, contemplate, watch, survey, scrutinize, regard, inspect, discern, spy, observe, attend, examine, mark, gape, turn the eyes upon, give attention, peer, ogle, have an eye on, study, peep, look on, look at, look upon, look through, cock the eye*, take a gander at*, get a load of*; see also see 1 .
it looks like,
Syn. probably, it seems that there will be, it seems as if; see seem .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. expression appearance, face, aspect, bearing, guise, impression, air, fashion.
2. glance glimpse, eye, regard, stare, gander, inspection, *once-over, scrutiny, examination.
1. see, regard, behold, check out, inspect, examine, view, observe, scrutinize, notice, *take a gander, *feast one's eyes on, survey, watch, *eyeball, *get a load of, gaze, stare, glimpse, glance.
2. appear seem, strike one as, exhibit, resemble, manifest.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To direct the eyes on an object: consider, contemplate, eye, view. Idiom: clap (or lay or set) one's eyes on. See SEE. 2. To try to find something: cast about, hunt, quest, search, seek. See SEEK. 3. To have the appearance of: appear, seem, sound1. Idiom: strike one as (being). See SURFACE. II noun 1. An act of directing the eyes on an object: contemplation, regard, sight, view. See SEE. 2. A disposition of the facial features that conveys meaning, feeling, or mood: aspect, cast, countenance, expression, face, visage. See EXPRESS. 3. An outward appearance: aspect, countenance, face, physiognomy, surface, visage. See SURFACE. 4. The way something or someone looks: appearance, aspect, mien. See SURFACE.

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