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1. overlook

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌlʊk'] look past, fail to notice.

Synonyms

  • miss

Antonyms

  • confront
  • stand still

Etymology

  • look (English)
  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Overlook

  • outlook

Sentences with overlook


1. Verb, base form
But don't overlook the signs when your bird may be attempting to contact you!

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Many crafters overlook a significant amount of display space because they fail to think in three dimensions.

Quotes about overlook


1. What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?
- Anais Nin

2. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
- William James

3. People have to forgive. We don't have to like them, we don't have to be friends with them, we don't have to send them hearts in text messages, but we have to forgive them, to overlook, to forget. Because if we don't we are tying rocks to our feet, too much for our wings to carry!
- C. JoyBell C.

2. overlook

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌlʊk'] be oriented in a certain direction.

Synonyms

  • look across
  • lie
  • look out on

Antonyms

  • drop out
  • carefulness
  • pay up
  • keep track

Etymology

  • look (English)
  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. overlook

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌlʊk'] leave undone or leave out.

Synonyms

  • miss
  • jump
  • neglect
  • leave out
  • pretermit
  • pass over
  • skip
  • skip over
  • omit
  • drop
  • forget

Antonyms

  • attend to
  • have
  • include
  • overshoot

Etymology

  • look (English)
  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. overlook

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌlʊk'] a high place affording a good view.

Synonyms

  • topographic point
  • place

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • stay in place
  • attend

Etymology

  • look (English)
  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. overlook

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌlʊk'] watch over.

Antonyms

  • hit

Etymology

  • look (English)
  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. overlook

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌlʊk'] look down on.

Synonyms

  • shadow
  • lie
  • overtop
  • command
  • dwarf
  • overshadow

Antonyms

  • rise
  • wane
  • decrease
  • stop

Etymology

  • look (English)
  • loken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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