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
        • Carla thought powerwalking was stupid, she'd told Liz it looked like a car stuck in first gear, as well as being a depressing admission of middle age.
        • Usona (U. S. of A.), a land that looked like a lost land to us two years ago, was our biggest buyer, says a local expert.
        • This was a sight check, to see if he looked like some dustout or merely sounded like one.
      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 locklike
            5. en hooklike
            Source: Wiktionary
             0 0

            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
            Definite    ➨     Versatile