look like


    Definition of look like in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGlooks likePRlooking likePT, PPlooked likeSUF-like
    1. IDI (impersonal) To seem; appear.
      1. And when scrum-half Ben Youngs, who had a poor game, was burgled by opposite number Irakli Abuseridze and the ball shipped down the line to Irakli Machkhaneli, it looked like Georgia had scored a try of their own, but the winger's foot was in touch.
    2. IDI VT To be similar in appearance to; resemble.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • There were no signs and no one quite knew how to navigate the museum, including, as it was Fleet Week, gaggles of boyish sailors all in their summer whites. It looked like a Frank Sinatra movie.
        • It looks like this record is munged—it has this person's birth date, but his father's death date
        • Trolleyology . . . by now the philosophical commentary on these cases makes the Talmud look like Cliffs Notes, and is surely massive enough to stop any runaway trolley in its tracks.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Looks like rain, Elder; I 'spect she'll have to go over with me arter all," said George Thayer, the handsomest, best-natured stage-driver in the whole State of New Hampshire.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Defective verbs
          • Impersonal verbs
          • Impersonal verbs
            • Transitive verbs
              • Verbs by inflection type
                • Irregular verbs
                  • Defective verbs
                    • Impersonal verbs

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
            1. en lookalike
            2. en look alike
            3. en looks like
            4. en looplike
            5. en rooklike
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of look like for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this idiom "look like" is a verb, more specifically, a defective verb, an impersonal verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
            Definiteness: Level 4
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