verb (used with object)
Related formsun·o·ver·looked, adjective
Examples from the Web for overlooking
In the book, Tavris and Aronson argue that the same ability to overlook minor flaws in a marriage leads to overlooking major ones.
In mid-August 1944 the Poles sat atop a hill, marked on maps as Hill 262, overlooking the German armies in retreat.
Overlooking the sea, Frank told Agustin their relationship was over.
The grave site was on a hill, overlooking a duck pond; it was the kind of spot Doug would have had fun with in the Lampoon.Doug Kenney: The Odd Comic Genius Behind ‘Animal House’ and National Lampoon|Robert Sam Anson|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He died in July 2012 in a bed in his Hollywood Hills living room, overlooking his garden.
You will need”—he paused, overlooking the baggage—“three burros and two riding-mules.The Mystery of The Barranca|Herman Whitaker
These hills, overlooking the valley of the river, resembled rocky bergs, at a distance of ten or twelve miles west of it.Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia|Thomas Mitchell
Nina inhabited a third floor in a terrace off the Strand, overlooking the river.The Creators|May Sinclair
And all the time she went on picking, never once overlooking her hand.Revolution and Other Essays|Jack London
At the extreme right of the Ridge, overlooking the trunk road, there was a strong piquet with a heavy battery.Forty-one years in India|Frederick Sleigh Roberts