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Synonyms for gaze
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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gaze

    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, glance, inspect, look, regard, scan, see, stare, survey, view, watch

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gaze

    Synonyms:
    stare, contemplate, scan, behold, regard, view, glower, gloat

    Antonyms:
    wink, ignore, overlook, ogler disregard, glance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gaze, regardverb

    a long fixed look

    "he fixed his paternal gaze on me"

    Synonyms:
    paying attention, wish, esteem, respect, regard, attentiveness, heed, compliments

  2. gaze, stareverb

    look at with fixed eyes

    "The students stared at the teacher with amazement"

    Synonyms:
    stare

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gazeverb

    Synonyms:
    stare, gloat, look intently

  2. gazenoun

    Synonyms:
    stare, intent look, fixed look

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "gaze":

    look

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How to use gaze in a sentence?

  1. Marcus Tullius Cicero:

    Quod est ante pedes nemo spectat: coeli scrutantur plagas. (No one sees what is before his feet: we all gaze at the stars.)

  2. Wang Shu:

    The lens focuses on the scenery, sunlight illuminates the interior as gentle breezes filter through it, and our gaze is guided to the mountains far away.

  3. Jean Nathan Miller:

    Through his mastery of storytelling techniques, he has managed to separate his character, in the public mind, from his actions as president. ... He has, in short, mesmerized us with that steady gaze.

  4. Eugène Ionesco:

    The universe seems to me infinitely strange and foreign. At such a moment I gaze upon it with a mixture of anguish and euphoria; separate from the universe, as though placed at a certain distance outside it; I look and I see pictures, creatures that move in a kind of timeless time and spaceless space, emitting sounds that are a kind of language I no longer understand or ever register.

  5. Sir Thomas More:

    Why dost thou gaze upon the sky O that I were yon spangled sphere Then every star should be an eye, To wander o'er thy beauties here.

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