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WAYS of LOOKING

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(Updated on 21/02/2011)

behold
= see, as with attention.
= voir, regarder avec attention
blink
= briefly shut the eyes.
= cligner
cast an eye on/over something
= look at something,
examine something.
= jeter un oeil sur quelque chose
eyeball
= look at intently especially in making an evaluation or choice.
= zieuter

frown
= look in a worried or angry way, moving down the eyebrows together.
= froncer les sourcils
gape
= look at something
with one's mouth open.
= rester bouche bée
gawk
= stare impolitely,
look stupidly.
= rester bouche bée
gaze
= look at something for a long time, in surprise or admiration.
= fixer, regarder fixement, contempler

glance
= have a quick look at something
= jeter un coup d'oeil
glare
= stare angrily or fiercely.
= lancer un regard furieux
glimpse
= catch a glimpse of;
see briefly.
= entrevoir, apercevoir
leer
= look suggestively or obliquely; look or gaze with a sly,
immodest, or malign expression.
= reluquer

look
= perceive with attention;
direct one's gaze towards
= regarder
observe
= watch attentively.
= observer
ogle
= look or stare suggesting sexual interest
= reluquer, lorgner
peep
= look furtively.
= jeter un oeil

peer
= look searchingly
= regarder d'un air interrogateur, dubitatif, inquiet
scowl (at)
= frown angrily.
= jeter un regard mauvais (à)
scrutinize
= look at critically or searchingly,
or in minute detail
= scruter
scan
= examine hastily.
= scanner, parcourir (lire pour trouver quelque chose)

She can't see.

see
= perceive by sight.
= voir
sight
= perceive with the eyes.
= voir, observer;
admirer, contempler
spot
= catch sight of.
= repérer, apercevoir
squint
= partly close one's eyes;
be cross-eyed;
have a squint or strabismus
= loucher, plisser les yeux
stare
=look at with fixed eyes.
= dévisager, fixer du regard,
regarder fixement

view
= see or watch; regard, consider.
= inspecter; considérer, voir
watch
= look at some activity or event;
keep one's eyes fixed on something.
= observer, regarder: surveiller
peek
= look furtively; take a brief look at
= regarder furtivement
wink
= close one eye briefly,
as a signal to somebody.
= cligner de l'oeil,
faire un clin d'oeil

 

You can listen to the verbs and read examples here .

The definitions have been found on the following sites :
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Webster's Online Dictionary
Saber Inglés

Translations : WordReference + Le Robert & Collins - Dictionnaire