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Definition of overlook:

  1. Hence: To supervise; to watch over; sometimes, to observe secretly; as, to overlook a gang of laborers; to overlook one who is writing a letter.
  2. To inspect; to examine; to look over carefully or repeatedly.
  3. 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; as, to overlook a valley from a hill.
  4. To look over and beyond ( anything) without seeing it; to miss or omit in looking; hence, to refrain from bestowing notice or attention upon; to neglect; to pass over without censure or punishment; to excuse.
  5. To look upon with an evil eye; to bewitch by looking upon; to fascinate.

Synonyms:

shed, lack, overshadow, write off, leave off, gloss over, drip, deteriorate, play/act dumb, pass over, outlook, pass by, backdrop, rule, see, tower above, master, underestimate, prevail, dangle, face, shake off, fell, dribble, throw off, observatory, look over, zone, view, put something down to experience, set down, leave out, spend, put aside, wink at, underrate, look out, turn a blind eye (to something), cast, throw away, neglect, look out on, space, exclude, over, cut down, awareness, send away, prospect, oversee, escape, inspect, pretermit, take out, scene, sight, strike down, flatten, overleap, reign, eclipse, vault, drop, drop off, sweep aside, throw, expend, discharge, command, marginalize, look down on, sink, turn off, look the other way, undervalue, superintend, wave aside, watch over, perspective, require, boss, scan, except, look across, devolve, drop down, swing, top, put down, disdain, control, panorama, survey, miss, knock off, lookout, discount, send packing, surmount, viewpoint, dominate, omit, supervise, connive, cast off, look out over, predominate, unload, degenerate, overtop, vista.

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