Definitions for look upon

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word look upon

Princeton's WordNet

  1. think of, repute, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to be(verb)

    look on as or consider

    "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be intelligent"


  1. look upon(Verb)

    To consider or regard something in a specific manner

  2. look upon(Verb)

    To gaze at something; to look on

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again.

  2. Samuel Johnson:

    I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance.

  3. J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2005:

    It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.

  4. William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 1 scene 2:

    He was a man, take him for all in all,
    I shall not look upon his like again.

  5. The Omani Shed:

    I shall not look upon her like again, for I don’t deserve to be rejected again


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