gaze on

gaze on (someone or something)

To look at someone or something. The teacher gazed on the class and then announced who had gotten the solos. When we first got off the bus in New York City, we could only gaze on all the skyscrapers in awe.
See also: gaze, on

gaze on someone or something

to look at someone or something; to survey someone or something. She gazed sullenly on the ruin that had been her home. The teacher gazed on the student and frightened her.
See also: gaze, on