glance

glance
v
1. look quickly or briefly, cast a brief look at, catch a glimpse of, snatch a glimpse, glimpse, look hurriedly, regard hastily, peek, peep, sneak a look or peek, squint; observe, witness, view, behold, contemplate, see; pray, watch for, be on the lookout, scan.
2. flash, gleam, glare, coruscate; glitter, glimmer, glisten, Archaic. glister, glint, scintillate; shimmer, shine, flicker, sparkle, twinkle, reflect.
3. bounce off, fly off, ricochet, rebound, carom; skim, touch, graze, brush, lick, kiss.
4. allude, make an allusion to, cite, refer to, advert to, point to, speak of; mention, mention in passing, touch upon; hint at, intimate, suggest, insinuate.
n
5. brief look, look, quick view, Scot. glisk, peek, peep, Fr. coup d'oeil, Scot. blink; Inf. once-over, Inf. look-see, Sl. gander; vision, ken.
6. flash, gleam, glitter, glimmer, glint; shimmer, flicker, sparkle, twinkle, reflection.
7. ricochet, rebound, carom; graze, brush, lick, kiss.
8. allusion, reference, intimation, suggestion, passing mention, insinuation, innuendo, hint.

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  • Glance — Glance, n. [Akin to D. glans luster, brightness, G. glanz, Sw. glans, D. glands brightness, glimpse. Cf. {Gleen}, {Glint}, {Glitter}, and {Glance} a mineral.] [1913 Webster] 1. A sudden flash of light or splendor. [1913 Webster] Swift as the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glance — can mean:* Glance, a sulfide ore of lead more commonly known as galena * Glance, a behavioral event related to vision * Glance, webconferencing software created by Glance Networks * Glance (album), the debut album of english singer Rose Kemp …   Wikipedia

  • glance — glance, glimpse A glance (which can be followed by at, into, over, or through) is a brief look • (He cast a doting glance at his wife M. Underwood, 1973 • There were glances of frustration as balls went astray and half chances failed to be… …   Modern English usage

  • glance — [n1] brief look eye*, eyeball*, flash*, fleeting look, gander, glimpse, lamp*, look, look see*, peek, peep, quick look, sight, slant*, squint, swivel*, view; concept 623 Ant. stare glance [n2] reflection of light coruscation, flash, gleam,… …   New thesaurus

  • Glance — Glance, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glanced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glancing}.] 1. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash. [1913 Webster] From art, from nature, from the schools, Let random influences glance, Like light in many a shivered… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glance — Glance, v. t. 1. To shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment; as, to glance the eye. [1913 Webster] 2. To hint at; to touch lightly or briefly. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] In company I often glanced it. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glance — glance1 [glans, gläns] vi. glanced, glancing [ME glansen, glenchen, prob. a blend < OFr glacier, to slip (see GLACIS) + guenchir, to elude < Frank * wenkjan, to totter; akin to OE wancol, unstable] 1. to strike a surface obliquely and go… …   English World dictionary

  • glance — vb 1 *brush, graze, shave, skim Analogous words: *slide, slip, glide: touch, contact (see corresponding nouns at CONTACT): dart, *fly 2 glint, *flash, gleam, sparkle, glitter, glisten, scintil …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • glance — index vision (dream) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • glance at — index notice (observe) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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