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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Look that ye bind them fast. --Shak.

Look if it be my daughter. --Talfourd.

6. To show one's self in looking, as by leaning out of a
window; as, look out of the window while I speak to you.
Sometimes used figuratively.

My toes look through the overleather. --Shak.

7. To await the appearance of anything; to expect; to

Looking each hour into death's mouth to fall.

{To look about}, to look on all sides, or in different

{To look about one}, to be on the watch; to be vigilant; to
be circumspect or guarded.

{To look after}.
(a) To attend to; to take care of; as, to look after
(b) To expect; to be in a state of expectation.

Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for
looking after those things which are coming on
the earth. --Luke xxi.
(c) To seek; to search.

My subject does not oblige me to look after the
water, or point forth the place where to it is
now retreated. --Woodward.

{To look at}, to direct the eyes toward so that one sees, or
as if to see; as, to look at a star; hence, to observe,
examine, consider; as, to look at a matter without

{To look black}, to frown; to scowl; to have a threatening

The bishops thereat repined, and looked black.

{To look down on} or {upon}, to treat with indifference or
contempt; to regard as an inferior; to despise.

{To look for}.
(a) To expect; as, to look for news by the arrival of a
ship. ``Look now for no enchanting voice.'' --Milton.
(b) To seek for; to search for; as, to look for lost
money, or lost cattle.

{To look forth}.
(a) To look out of something, as from a window.
(b) To threaten to come out. --Jer. vi. 1. (Rev. Ver.).

{To look into}, to inspect closely; to observe narrowly; to
examine; as, to look into the works of nature; to look
into one's conduct or affairs.

{To look on}.
(a) To regard; to esteem.

Her friends would look on her the worse.
(b) To consider; to view; to conceive of; to think of.

I looked on Virgil as a succinct, majestic
writer. --Dryden.
(c) To be a mere spectator.

I'll be a candleholder, and look on. --Shak.

{To look out}, to be on the watch; to be careful; as, the
seaman looks out for breakers.

{To look through}.
(a) To see through.
(b) To search; to examine with the eyes.

{To look to} or {unto}.
(a) To watch; to take care of. ``Look well to thy herds.''
--Prov. xxvii. 23.
(b) To resort to with expectation of receiving something;
to expect to receive from; as, the creditor may look
to surety for payment. ``Look unto me, and be ye
saved.'' --Is. xlv. 22.

{To look up}, to search for or find out by looking; as, to
look up the items of an account.

{To look up to}, to respect; to regard with deference.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Unto \Un"to\, prep. [OE. unto; un- (only in unto, until) unto,
as far as + to to; this un- is akin to AS. ?? until, OFries.
und OS. und until, conj. (cf. OS. unt? unto, OHG. unzi),
Goth. und unto, until. See {To}, and cf. {Until}.]
1. To; -- now used only in antiquated, formal, or scriptural
style. See {To}.

2. Until; till. [Obs.] ``He shall abide it unto the death of
the priest.'' --Num. xxxv. 25.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Unto \Un"to\, conj.
Until; till. [Obs.] ``Unto this year be gone.'' --Chaucer.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

7. To proceed by a mental operation; to pass in mind or by an
act of the memory or imagination; -- generally with over
or through.

By going over all these particulars, you may receive
some tolerable satisfaction about this great
subject. --South.

8. To be with young; to be pregnant; to gestate.

The fruit she goes with, I pray for heartily, that
it may find Good time, and live. --Shak.

9. To move from the person speaking, or from the point whence
the action is contemplated; to pass away; to leave; to
depart; -- in opposition to stay and come.

I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to the Lord
your God; . . . only ye shall not go very far away.
--Ex. viii.

10. To pass away; to depart forever; to be lost or ruined; to
perish; to decline; to decease; to die.

By Saint George, he's gone! That spear wound hath
our master sped. --Sir W.

11. To reach; to extend; to lead; as, a line goes across the
street; his land goes to the river; this road goes to New

His amorous expressions go no further than virtue
may allow. --Dryden.

12. To have recourse; to resort; as, to go to law.

Note: Go is used, in combination with many prepositions and
adverbs, to denote motion of the kind indicated by the
preposition or adverb, in which, and not in the verb,
lies the principal force of the expression; as, to go
against to go into, to go out, to go aside, to go
astray, etc.

{Go to}, come; move; go away; -- a phrase of exclamation,
serious or ironical.

{To go a-begging}, not to be in demand; to be undesired.

{To go about}.
(a) To set about; to enter upon a scheme of action; to
undertake. ``They went about to slay him.'' --Acts
ix. 29.

They never go about . . . to hide or palliate
their vices. --Swift.
(b) (Naut.) To tack; to turn the head of a ship; to wear.

{To go abraod}.
(a) To go to a foreign country.
(b) To go out of doors.
(c) To become public; to be published or disclosed; to be

Then went this saying abroad among the
brethren. --John xxi.

{To go against}.
(a) To march against; to attack.
(b) To be in opposition to; to be disagreeable to.

{To go ahead}.
(a) To go in advance.
(b) To go on; to make progress; to proceed.

{To go and come}. See {To come and go}, under {Come}.

{To go aside}.
(a) To withdraw; to retire.

He . . . went aside privately into a desert
place. --Luke. ix.
(b) To go from what is right; to err. --Num. v. 29.

{To go back on}.
(a) To retrace (one's path or footsteps).
(b) To abandon; to turn against; to betray. [Slang, U.

{To go below}
(Naut), to go below deck.

{To go between}, to interpose or mediate between; to be a
secret agent between parties; in a bad sense, to pander.

{To go beyond}. See under {Beyond}.

{To go by}, to pass away unnoticed; to omit.

{To go by the board} (Naut.), to fall or be carried
overboard; as, the mast went by the board.

{To go down}.
(a) To descend.
(b) To go below the horizon; as, the sun has gone down.
(c) To sink; to founder; -- said of ships, etc.
(d) To be swallowed; -- used literally or figuratively.

Nothing so ridiculous, . . . but it goes down
whole with him for truth. --L' Estrange.

{To go far}.
(a) To go to a distance.
(b) To have much weight or influence.

{To go for}.
(a) To go in quest of.
(b) To represent; to pass for.
(c) To favor; to advocate.
(d) To attack; to assault. [Low]
(e) To sell for; to be parted with for (a price).

{To go for nothing}, to be parted with for no compensation or
result; to have no value, efficacy, or influence; to count
for nothing.

{To go forth}.
(a) To depart from a place.
(b) To be divulged or made generally known; to emanate.

The law shall go forth of Zion, and the word of
the Lord from Jerusalem. --Micah iv. 2.

{To go hard with}, to trouble, pain, or endanger.

{To go in}, to engage in; to take part. [Colloq.]

{To go in and out}, to do the business of life; to live; to
have free access. --John x. 9.

{To go in for}. [Colloq.]
(a) To go for; to favor or advocate (a candidate, a
measure, etc.).
(b) To seek to acquire or attain to (wealth, honor,
preferment, etc.)
(c) To complete for (a reward, election, etc.).
(d) To make the object of one's labors, studies, etc.

He was as ready to go in for statistics as for
anything else. --Dickens.

{To go in to} or {unto}.
(a) To enter the presence of. --Esther iv. 16.
(b) To have sexual intercourse with. [Script.]

{To go into}.
(a) To speak of, investigate, or discuss (a question,
subject, etc.).
(b) To participate in (a war, a business, etc.).

{To go large}.
(Naut) See under {Large}.

{To go off}.
(a) To go away; to depart.

The leaders . . . will not go off until they
hear you. --Shak.
(b) To cease; to intermit; as, this sickness went off.
(c) To die. --Shak.
(d) To explode or be discharged; -- said of gunpowder, of
a gun, a mine, etc.
(e) To find a purchaser; to be sold or disposed of.
(f) To pass off; to take place; to be accomplished.

The wedding went off much as such affairs do.

{To go on}.
(a) To proceed; to advance further; to continue; as, to
go on reading.
(b) To be put or drawn on; to fit over; as, the coat will
not go on.

{To go all fours}, to correspond exactly, point for point.

It is not easy to make a simile go on all fours.

{To go out}.
(a) To issue forth from a place.
(b) To go abroad; to make an excursion or expedition.

There are other men fitter to go out than I.

What went ye out for to see ? --Matt. xi. 7,
8, 9.
(c) To become diffused, divulged, or spread abroad, as
news, fame etc.
(d) To expire; to die; to cease; to come to an end; as,
the light has gone out.

Life itself goes out at thy displeasure.

{To go over}.
(a) To traverse; to cross, as a river, boundary, etc.; to
change sides.

I must not go over Jordan. --Deut. iv.

Let me go over, and see the good land that is
beyond Jordan. --Deut. iii.

Ishmael . . . departed to go over to the
Ammonites. --Jer. xli.
(b) To read, or study; to examine; to review; as, to go
over one's accounts.

If we go over the laws of Christianity, we
shall find that . . . they enjoin the same
thing. --Tillotson.
(c) To transcend; to surpass.
(d) To be postponed; as, the bill went over for the
(e) (Chem.) To be converted (into a specified substance
or material); as, monoclinic sulphur goes over into
orthorhombic, by standing; sucrose goes over into
dextrose and levulose.

{To go through}.
(a) To accomplish; as, to go through a work.
(b) To suffer; to endure to the end; as, to go through a
surgical operation or a tedious illness.
(c) To spend completely; to exhaust, as a fortune.
(d) To strip or despoil (one) of his property. [Slang]
(e) To botch or bungle a business. [Scot.]

{To go through with}, to perform, as a calculation, to the
end; to complete.

{To go to ground}.
(a) To escape into a hole; -- said of a hunted fox.
(b) To fall in battle.

{To go to naught} (Colloq.), to prove abortive, or

{To go under}.
(a) To set; -- said of the sun.
(b) To be known or recognized by (a name, title, etc.).
(c) To be overwhelmed, submerged, or defeated; to perish;
to succumb.

{To go up}, to come to nothing; to prove abortive; to fail.

{To go upon}, to act upon, as a foundation or hypothesis.

{To go with}.
(a) To accompany.
(b) To coincide or agree with.
(c) To suit; to harmonize with.

{To go} (


{ill}, or


{with}, to affect (one) in such manner.

{To go without}, to be, or to remain, destitute of.

{To go wrong}.
(a) To take a wrong road or direction; to wander or
(b) To depart from virtue.
(c) To happen unfortunately.
(d) To miss success.

{To let go}, to allow to depart; to quit one's hold; to

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