look up

look up  {v.}
1.  {informal}
To improve in future chances; promise more success.
The first year was tough, but business looked up after that.
2. To search for; hunt for information about; find.
It is a good habit to look up new words in a dictionary.
3. To seek and find.
While he was in Chicago, Henry looked up a friend of college days.
Categories: informal success verb