Overlook

  • 1 Overlook — O ver*look , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overlooked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overlooking}.] 1. To look down upon from a place that is over or above; to look over or view from a higher position; to be situated above, so as to command a view of; as, to overlook …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Overlook — bezeichnet mehrere gleichnamige, im NRHP gelistete, Objekte: Overlook (New York), ID Nr. 10000484 Overlook (North Carolina), ID Nr. 80002804 Overlook (West Virginia), ID Nr. 04000310 Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterschei …

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  • 3 overlook — [v1] disregard, neglect discount, disdain, fail to notice, forget, ignore, leave out, leave undone, let fall between the cracks*, let go, let slide*, make light of*, miss, omit, overpass, pass, pass by, pay no attention, slight, slip up*;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 4 overlook — I (disregard) verb fail to appreciate, fail to observe, fail to see, forget, leave out, leave undone, let ride, miss, neglect, omit, pass over, take no notice II (excuse) verb condone, disregard, excuse, forgive, pardon III (superintend) verb… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 overlook — (v.) mid 14c., to examine, scrutinize, inspect, from OVER (Cf. over) + LOOK (Cf. look). Another M.E. sense was to peer over the top of. These two literal senses have given rise to the two main modern meanings. Meaning to look over or beyond and… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 overlook — slight, forget, ignore, disregard, *neglect, omit …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 overlook — ► VERB 1) fail to notice. 2) ignore or disregard. 3) have a view of from above. ► NOUN N. Amer. ▪ a commanding position or view …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 overlook — [ō΄vər look′; ] for n. [ ō′vər look΄] vt. 1. to look at from above 2. to give a view of from above 3. to rise above; overtop 4. a) to look over or beyond and not see; fail to notice b) to ignore; neglect …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 overlook — verb ADVERB ▪ completely, entirely ▪ largely ▪ frequently, often ▪ easily ▪ conveniently …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 overlook — v. /oh veuhr look /; n. /oh veuhr look /, v.t. 1. to fail to notice, perceive, or consider: to overlook a misspelled word. 2. to disregard or ignore indulgently, as faults or misconduct: Only a parent could overlook that kind of behavior. 3. to… …

    Universalium

  • 11 overlook — 01. The boss [overlooks] Brian s lateness because he gets so much done while he s actually here. 02. Our cottage [overlooks] a beautiful little lake where we can swim in the summer. 03. She [overlooks] his faults, and loves him for his good… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 12 overlook — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)l ʊk[/t]] overlooks, overlooking, overlooked 1) VERB If a building or window overlooks a place, you can see the place clearly from the building or window. [V n] Pretty and comfortable rooms overlook a flower filled garden... [V ing]… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 Overlook — Scenic overlook in Scioto Trail State Park, Ohio Scenic overlook in the …

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  • 14 overlook — verb a) To look down upon from a place that is over or above; to look over or view from a higher position; to rise above, so as to command a view of to overlook a valley from a hill b) Hence: To supervise; to watch over; sometimes, to observe… …

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  • 15 Overlook — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Overlook peut désigner : le festival Overlook, festival de musique se déroulant dans la région de Bergerac, en France ; l hôtel Overlook, lieu… …

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  • 16 overlook — o|ver|look [ˌəuvəˈluk US ˌouvər ] v [T] 1.) to not notice something, or not see how important it is = ↑miss ▪ It is easy to overlook a small detail like that. ▪ Nobody could overlook the fact that box office sales were down. 2.) to forgive… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 overlook */*/ — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈlʊk] / US [ˌoʊvərˈlʊk] verb [transitive] Word forms overlook : present tense I/you/we/they overlook he/she/it overlooks present participle overlooking past tense overlooked past participle overlooked 1) a) to fail to notice or do… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 overlook — verb (T) 1 to not notice something: It is easy to overlook a small detail like that. 2 to ignore and forgive someone s mistake, bad behaviour etc: I ll overlook your mistake this time. 3 if a building, room, or window overlooks a place, you can… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 overlook — See overlook, oversee …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 20 overlook — o|ver|look [ ,ouvər luk ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to fail to notice or do something: Accidents happen when safety checks are overlooked. a ) to fail to consider someone or something, or to recognize success: She claims that she was overlooked for …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English