look around - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb
present tense
I/you/we/theylook around
he/she/itlooks around
present participlelooking around
past tenselooked around
past participlelooked around

or look round British

  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] look around/round something to walk around a room, building, or place and see what is there

    Do you want to look around the school?

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to try to find something that you want or need
    look around for:

    We’ve started looking around for a house in Manchester.

See also main entry: look