Definition of Lookup in English :

Define Lookup in English

Lookup meaning in English

Meaning of Lookup in English

Pronunciation of Lookup in English

Lookup pronunciation in English

Pronounce Lookup in English


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1. lookup, search

an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property

Example Sentences:
'they wrote a program to do a table lookup'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (adverb)
1. (transitive)
to discover (something required to be known) by resorting to a work of reference, such as a dictionary
2. (intransitive)
to increase, as in quality or value
things are looking up
3. (intransitive; foll by to)
to have respect (for)
I've always wanted a girlfriend I could look up to
4. (transitive)
to visit or make contact with (a person)
I'll look you up when I'm in town
the provision of stored data for reference
of or relating to look-up
look-up tables

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to search for in a book of reference, etc.
2.  Informal
to pay a visit to; call on
3.  Informal
to get better; improve

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see synonyms of lookup
A procedure in which a table of values stored in a computer is searched until a specified value is found.

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