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Synonyms for look to

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. look to(verb)

    turn one's interests or expectations towards

    "look to the future"; "this method looks to significant wavings"

    anticipate, look for

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

    be excited or anxious about

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. look to

    watch, take care of, look after

  2. look to

    rely on, depend on

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How to use look to in a sentence?

  1. Justin Fabo:

    Yellen made it clear that while the Fed still expects to continue on its gradual tightening path, policy was not on a pre-set course and would respond appropriately to developments, the real test may come later, if markets continue to deteriorate and look to central banks to save them. Are policymakers' guns loaded with blanks?

  2. James Monroe:

    Never did a government commence under auspices so favorable, nor ever was success so complete. If we look to the history of other nations, ancient or modern, we find no example of a growth so rapid, so gigantic, of a people so prosperous and happy.

  3. Dean Elgar:

    Now we want to look to put them under pressure straight away. If we know if we put our best foot forward we can start to dictate the way the test goes.

  4. Patillo Beals:

    I am impressed by the numbers. I hate that the numbers come when we face Covid, but the numbers are there, clearly, when you look to Oregon and you see all of these people marching over that bridge, that to me says this is a wake-up call, and more people woke up this time than before.

  5. Stephen Kim:

    You see this beautiful pristine photo of nature but then you look to the left and theres plastic Starbucks cups and water bottles on the trail and selfie sticks and people having road rage because some people were walking slower.


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    An antonym of "besotted"
    • A. flush
    • B. stringent
    • C. affluent
    • D. sober

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