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Definition 1: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes - [verb of cognition]

Samples where look at or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Take the case of China
  • Consider the following case

Synonyms for look at in the sense of this definition

(look at is a kind of ...) have on one's mind, think about actively

"I'm thinking about my friends abroad" "She always thinks about her children first"

(... is a kind of look at ) consider as a possibility

"I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"

(... is a kind of look at ) consider not very seriously

"He is trifling with her" "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"

(... is a kind of look at ) consider apart from a particular case or instance

"Let's abstract away from this particular example"

(... is a kind of look at ) become excited about

"He warmed to the idea of a trip to Antarctica"

Definition 2: look at carefully; study mentally - [verb of perception]

Samples where look at or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • view a problem

Synonyms for look at in the sense of this definition

(look at is a kind of ...) consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

"analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare" "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial" "analyze your real motives"

(... is a kind of look at ) look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought

"contemplate one's navel"

(... is a kind of look at ) look or stare at longingly

"The dog was groaking his master who was eating a sausage"

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