Complete Definition of "gaze"

see|gāze
English

Etymology
Origin uncertain.

Pronunciation
IPA|/geɪz/
audio|en-us-gaze.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪz|-eɪz

Homophones
gays

Verb
en-verb|gaz|ing

  1. intransitive To stare intently or earnestly.

#:In fact, for Antonioni this gazing is probably the most fundamental of all cognitive activities ... (from Thinking in the Absence of Image)

  1. transitive poetic To stare at.

#*1667: Strait toward Heav'n my wondring Eyes I turnd, / And gaz'd a while the ample Skie — John Milton, Paradise Lost (book VIII)

Translations
trans-top|To stare intently or earnestly
Finnish: tuijottaa
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Portuguese: contemplar
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trans-top|To stare at
Portuguese: contemplar
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ttbc|Italian: osservare, fissare, contemplare
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ttbc|Spanish: observar, mirar fijamente

Noun
en-noun

  1. A fixed look; a look of eagerness, wonder, or admiration; a continued look of attention.
  2. archaic: The object gazed on.

Translations
trans-top|A fixed look
Finnish: tuijotus
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trans-top|The object gazed on
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