look over

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "look over":
present tense I/you/we/they look over he/she/it looks over present participle looking over past tense looked over past participle looked over
1) to examine something, usually quickly

He'd been looking over the leaflets he'd picked up earlier.

2) to visit a place in order to examine it

An American inspection team had looked over sites in January.


English dictionary. 2014.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • look-over — n. a swift cursory examination or inspection; as, I gave the car a quick look over. Syn: once over. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • look over — transitive verb Date: 14th century to inspect or examine especially in a cursory way …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Over — O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Over again — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Over against — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Over and above — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Over and over — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Over My Head (Better Off Dead) — Single by Sum 41 from the album Does This Look Infected? Released …   Wikipedia

  • Look and feel — is a term used in descriptions of products and fields such as marketing, branding and trademarking, to signify the experience a person has using a product, and the main features of its appearance and interfaces.In software design, look and feel… …   Wikipedia

  • Look Around You — Series 1 logo Genre Comedy Format Science Parody, Satire Cr …   Wikipedia

  • Look-in — was a long running children s magazine centered around ITV s television programmes in the UK, and subtitled The Junior TV Times . It ran from January 9, 1971 to 12 March 1994 [ [http://www.geocities.com/juniortvtimes2006/94No10/1994 no10 pg01… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.