look & listen


look (lo͝ok)

v. looked, look·ing, looks
a. To employ one’s sight, especially in a given direction or on a given object: looking out the window; looked at the floor.
b. To search: We looked all afternoon but could not find it.
a. To turn one’s glance or gaze: looked to the right.
b. To turn one’s attention; attend: looked to his neglected guitar during vacation; looked at the evidence.
c. To turn one’s expectations: looked to us for a solution.


listen (lĭs′ən)

v. lis·tened, lis·ten·ing, lis·tens
1. To make an effort to hear something.
2. To pay attention; heed.
1. An act of listening.