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General words meaning to look or not look

look around

to walk around a room, building, or place and see what is there

look

verb

to direct your eyes toward someone or something so that you can see them

check on

to look at someone or something so that you are certain they are safe, satisfactory, etc.

examine

verb

to look at something carefully in order to find out about it or see what it is like

stare

verb

to look at someone or something very directly for a long time

inspect

verb

to look at something carefully

survey

verb

to look at something, or to examine something

take in

to spend time looking at something

see

verb

to look at something in order to check it

gaze

verb

to look at someone or something for a long time, for example because they are attractive or interesting, or because you are thinking of something else

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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