look upon

look upon
a) To consider or regard something in a specific manner

Some people look upon lexicography as their lifes work.

b) To gaze at something; to look on

Look upon my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"

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  • look upon — index deem, discern (detect with the senses), opine, regard (pay attention) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • look upon — verb look on as or consider (Freq. 10) she looked on this affair as a joke He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician He is reputed to be intelligent • Syn: ↑think of, ↑repute, ↑regard as, ↑look on …   Useful english dictionary

  • look\ upon — • look (up)on v 1. To regard; consider; think of. The stuff had always been looked on as a worthless factory waste. Until the day Bob made the touchdown, the other boys had looked upon him as rather a sissy. 2. To be an observer; watch without… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • look upon — look (up)on (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To have the face or front turned in a specific direction: face, front. See PRECEDE …   English dictionary for students

  • look upon — see look on * * * see look on …   Combinatory dictionary

  • look upon — See: LOOK ON(1) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look upon — See: LOOK ON(1) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look upon — see look on …   English dictionary

  • look upon — Regard, consider, esteem, look on …   New dictionary of synonyms

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