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English noun: overlook

1. overlook (location) a high place affording a good view


Broader (hypernym)place, spot, topographic point


English verb: overlook

1. overlook (perception) look past, fail to notice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)lose, miss

2. overlook (stative) be oriented in a certain direction


SamplesThe house looks out on a tennis court.
The apartment overlooks the Hudson.


Synonymslook across, look out on, look out over


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lie

3. overlook (cognition) leave undone or leave out


SamplesHow could I miss that typo?.
The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten.


Synonymsdrop, leave out, miss, neglect, omit, overleap, pretermit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Narrower (hyponym)forget, jump, pass over, skip, skip over


Antonymsattend to, take to heart

4. overlook (stative) look down on


SamplesThe villa dominates the town.


Synonymscommand, dominate, overtop


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lie


Narrower (hyponym)dwarf, overshadow, shadow

5. overlook (perception) watch over


SamplesI am overlooking her work.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)survey









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