Dictionary.com

overlook

[ verb oh-ver-look; noun oh-ver-look ]
/ verb ˌoʊ vərˈlʊk; noun ˈoʊ vərˌlʊk /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: overlook / overlooked / overlooking / overlooks on Thesaurus.com

verb (used with object)
noun
terrain, as on a cliff, that affords an attractive vista or a good view: Miles of landscape could be seen from the overlook.
QUIZ
TAKE JOY IN ACING THIS QUIZ ON “PRIDE” SYNONYMS
Hold your head up high as you embark on this quiz that explores some of the synonyms and meanings of “pride.”
Question 1 of 7
What does "dignity" mean?

Origin of overlook

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at over-, look

synonym study for overlook

1. See slight.

OTHER WORDS FROM overlook

un·o·ver·looked, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH overlook

overlook , oversee
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use overlook in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for overlook

overlook

verb (ˌəʊvəˈlʊk) (tr)
noun (ˈəʊvəˌlʊk) US
a high place affording a view
an act of overlooking
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK