- look something up
Meaning: search and find information in a reference book or database.
Example: I’m not sure what this word means. I’m going to look it up in the dictionary.
When learning English, it is best to look up words in an English-only dictionary.
Did you know that the average person looks something up on Google 3 times a day? How many times a day do you use Google?
Did you know that in 2006, the word “google” was added to the dictionary? Google is a verb meaning to search and find information using Google.