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Princeton's WordNet

  1. search, seek, look for(verb)

    try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

    "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"

    attempt, anticipate, explore, look, research, essay, try, look to, assay, search, seek

  2. anticipate, look for, look to(verb)

    be excited or anxious about

    predict, search, counter, foreknow, previse, seek, forestall, call, prognosticate, look to, anticipate, foresee, foretell, forebode, expect, promise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. look for


  2. look for

    search, seek, look after

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  1. Joan Roca:

    The idea is to adapt to these cultures: it's a way to learn, it's a way to look for inspiration, start from scratch with the produce and culture from a new place.

  2. Mary Catherine Bateson:

    The family is changing not disappearing. We have to broaden our understanding of it, look for the new metaphors.

  3. Rob Manfred:

    I think two things are happening that are really important, i think people know a lot more about the players that are being selected than they used to, and as a result theres a lot more interest. We do believe clearing the game schedule is important so that the focus is on what goes on here tonight. This is, after all, our future the lifeblood of the game. And we will continue to look for ways to make this as big an event as we possibly can.

  4. Steve Harvey:

    Watson will look for actionable targets.

  5. Ken Dodds:

    We see there is an opportunity, people are keen to look for a safe haven.

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