What does look after mean?

Definitions for look after

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word look after.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. look after(verb)

    keep under careful scrutiny

    "Keep an eye on this prisoner!"


  1. look after(Verb)

    To watch or protect; to keep safe.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of look after in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of look after in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Albert Ndereki:

    This is our park, we have to look after it.

  2. George Moore:

    If there were no husbands, who would look after our mistresses?

  3. J. Paul Getty:

    If you look after the pennies, the dollars will look after themselves.

  4. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh:

    We ask that each and every single Boston resident look after their neighbor, be it someone you see outdoors or someone living next door.

  5. Ray Mabus:

    Marines look after each other, Marines have each other's back. Look at what the commandant of the Marine Corps said about this, this makes us a less effective fighting force.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • اعتنى, اهتمArabic
  • kümmern, pflegenGerman
  • flegiEsperanto
  • cuidar deSpanish
  • veiller, occuper, soigner, garderFrench
  • 世話をする, 面倒を見るJapanese
  • چاو لێبوون, ئاگالێبوونKurdish
  • behartigen, naar omkijken, verzorgenDutch
  • opiekować sięPolish
  • cuidar dePortuguese
  • partgirar, perchürer, pertgirarRomansh
  • заботиться, ухаживать, следить, присматривать, приглядывать, присмотреть, приглядетьRussian
  • passaSwedish
  • bakmak, göz kulak olmakTurkish

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