Gaze+upon

  • 1 turn one's gaze upon — index peruse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 gaze´less — gaze «gayz», verb, gazed, gaz|ing, noun. –v.i. to look long and steadily: »Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven (Acts 1:11). The mute rapture with which he would gaze upon her in company (Washington Irving). –v.t. to look long… …

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  • 3 Gaze — Not to be confused with Gays. For other uses, see Gaze (disambiguation). Hieronymus Bosch s The Conjurer. While other figures observe objects within the painting, the woman in green observes the viewer. The painting thus makes the viewer aware of …

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  • 4 upon */*/*/ — UK [əˈpɒn] / US [əˈpɑn] preposition Collocations: Upon is much more formal than on, but it can be used with the same meanings as the preposition on in the following cases: on/onto an object or surface: It fell upon the ground. supported by a part …

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  • 5 gaze — vb Gaze, gape, stare, glare, peer, gloat are comparable when meaning to look at long and attentively, but they vary greatly in their implications of attitude and motive. Gaze implies fixed and prolonged attention (as in admiration, curiosity, or… …

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  • 6 Gaze — Gaze, n. 1. A fixed look; a look of eagerness, wonder, or admiration; a continued look of attention. [1913 Webster] With secret gaze Or open admiration him behold. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The object gazed on. [1913 Webster] Made of my enemies… …

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  • 7 gaze — gaze1 [ geız ] verb intransitive ** 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: gaze at/into/toward/upon/up at: We gazed in wonder at the… …

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  • 8 gaze */*/ — I UK [ɡeɪz] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms gaze : present tense I/you/we/they gaze he/she/it gazes present participle gazing past tense gazed past participle gazed to look at someone or something for a long time, for example because they are …

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  • 9 gaze — Synonyms and related words: admire, be amazed, be astonished, be vigilant, be watchful, bedroom eyes, bore, come hither look, contemplate, crane, crane the neck, evil eye, eye, eyeball, follow, gape, gaup, gawk, gaze at, gaze open mouthed, glad… …

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  • 10 gaze — v 1. stare, gape, gawk, goggle, stand agog, Inf. rubberneck; ogle, Inf. eye, Inf. eyeball, Inf. give [s.o.] the glad eye, look over, scrutinize, Inf. give the once over; look at or on or upon, take a look at, Inf. have a look see. n 2. stare,… …

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  • 11 gaze — v. & n. v.intr. (foll. by at, into, on, upon, etc.) look fixedly. n. a fixed or intent look. Derivatives: gazer n. Etymology: ME: orig. unkn.; cf. obs. gaw GAWK …

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  • 12 At gaze — Gaze Gaze, n. 1. A fixed look; a look of eagerness, wonder, or admiration; a continued look of attention. [1913 Webster] With secret gaze Or open admiration him behold. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The object gazed on. [1913 Webster] Made of my… …

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  • 13 Medical gaze — The term medical gaze was coined by French philosopher and critic, Michel Foucault in his book, The Birth of the Clinic (1963) (trans. 1973), to denote the dehumanizing medical separation of the patient s body from the patient s person… …

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  • 14 fasten upon — phrasal verb fasten on or fasten onto or fasten upon [transitive] Word forms fasten on : present tense I/you/we/they fasten on he/she/it fastens on present participle fastening on past tense fastened on past participle fastened on 1) fasten onto… …

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  • 15 fix your eyes/gaze etc. on/upon — fix your eyes/gaze (etc.) on/upon : to look at (someone or something) steadily Everyone fixed their eyes on her as she entered the room. • • • Main Entry: ↑fix …

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  • 16 fix your eyes/gaze on/upon — fix your eyes/gaze (etc.) on/upon : to look at (someone or something) steadily Everyone fixed their eyes on her as she entered the room. • • • Main Entry: ↑fix …

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  • 17 rest on/upon — [phrasal verb] 1 rest on/upon (someone or something) 1 a : to depend or rely on (someone or something) All our hopes rested on one man. 1 b : to stop moving and look at (someone or something) His eyes/gaze rested on the letter. 2 rest on/upon ( …

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  • 18 look upon — verb look on as or consider (Freq. 10) she looked on this affair as a joke He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician He is reputed to be intelligent • Syn: ↑think of, ↑repute, ↑regard as, ↑look on …

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  • 19 look upon — verb a) To consider or regard something in a specific manner Some people look upon lexicography as their lifes work. b) To gaze at something; to look on Look upon my works, ye Mighty, and despair! …

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  • 20 fall upon — ► fall on (or upon) 1) attack fiercely or unexpectedly. 2) (of someone s eyes or gaze) be directed towards. 3) (of a burden or duty) be borne or incurred by. Main Entry: ↑fall …

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