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    overlook - Dictionary definition and meaning for word overlook

    Definition
    (noun) a high place affording a good view Definition
    (verb) look past, fail to notice Definition
    (verb) be oriented in a certain direction
    Example Sentence
    • The house looks out on a tennis court
    • The apartment overlooks the Hudson
    Definition
    (verb) leave undone or leave out
    Synonyms : drop , leave out , miss , neglect , omit , overleap , pretermit
    Example Sentence
    • How could I miss that typo?
    • The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten
    Definition
    (verb) look down on
    Synonyms : command , dominate , overtop
    Example Sentence
    • The villa dominates the town
    Definition
    (verb) watch over
    Example Sentence
    • I am overlooking her work
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