What are some opposite words for glance?

Antonyms for glance
glæns, glɑnsglance

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  1. glanceverb

    To look briefly (at something).

    She glanced at her reflection as she passed the mirror.

    Synonyms:
    glimpse

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. glance

    To see is simply to become conscious of an object of vision; to look is to make a conscious and direct endeavor to see. To behold is to fix the sight and the mind with distinctness and consideration upon something that has come to be clearly before the eyes. We may look without seeing, as in pitch-darkness, and we may see without looking, as in case of a flash of lightning. To gaze is to look intently, long, and steadily upon an object. To glance is to look casually or momentarily. To stare is to look with a fixed intensity such as is the effect of surprise, alarm, or rudeness. To scan is to look at minutely, to note every visible feature. To inspect is to go below the surface, uncover, study item by item. View and survey are comprehensive, survey expressing the greater exactness of measurement or estimate. Watch brings in the element of time and often of wariness; we watch for a movement or change, a signal, the approach of an enemy, etc. Compare APPEAR.

    Synonyms:
    behold, contemplate, descry, discern, gaze, inspect, look, regard, scan, see, stare, survey, view, watch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glance, glimpse, coup d'oeilverb

    a quick look

    Synonyms:
    glimpse, coup d'oeil

  2. glance, peek, glintverb

    throw a glance at; take a brief look at

    "She only glanced at the paper"; "I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting"

    Synonyms:
    gleam, glisten, shine, glitter, peek, glint

  3. glanceverb

    hit at an angle

    Synonyms:
    peek, glint

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. glancenoun

    Synonyms:
    glimpse, allusion, gleam, flash, glitter

  2. glanceverb

    Synonyms:
    glimpse, allude, hint, gleam, beam, glitter

Editors Contribution

  1. gawk

    you're not staring, you're taking a quick loo.

    Submitted by anonymous on October 7, 2019  

How to use glance in a sentence?

  1. Adam Lach:

    At first glance, it seems therefore that it is better. But it is not, this illegal trade is running as before, even faster, only ever more discreetly.

  2. John Muir:

    There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords.

  3. Adam Grossman:

    If I see you (a company executive) tense up with a question or glance at your chief financial officer, I'm picking that up, it's not a violation (of RegFD) -- but it's an advantage.

  4. Kevin Butler:

    The idea came quickly, one glance at the cooler and I saw the shape and color scheme of an old split-window.

  5. Tom Peters:

    Five daily newspapers arrive in my California driveway. The New York times and the Wall Street Journal are supplemented by three local papers. As for magazines, I read, or at least skim, Business Week, Forbes, The Economist, INC; Industry Week, Fortune. Other subscriptions include Sales and Marketing Management, Modern Health Care, Progressive Grocer, High Tech Business, and Slaon Management Review from MIT. I religiously read Business Tokyo, Asia Week, and Far Eastern Economic Review. I glance at Newsweek and Time ... but I devour the New Republic, Policy Review, Foreign Affairs, The Washington Monthly, and Public Interest. How about books? A dozen or more each month.

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