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See also gazé, gāze, and Gaze

English

Etymology

Akin to Swedish dial. gasa and Gothic usgasjan, to terrify. [1]

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to gaze

Third person singular
gaz

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to gaze (third-person singular simple present gaz, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  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)
  2. (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

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Noun

Singular
gaze

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

Translations

References

  • Notes:
  1. ^ Gaze in Webster's Dictionary

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