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lookout

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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look=out

CIDE DICTIONARY

lookoutn. 
  •  A careful looking or watching for any object or event.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The place from which such observation is made.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person engaged in watching; a sentinel; a sentry.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Object or duty of forethought and care; responsibility.  [1913 Webster]
on the lookout for in search of; looking for.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lookout, n.
1 a watch or looking out (on the lookout for bargains).
2 a a post of observation. b a person or party or boat stationed to keep watch.
3 a view over a landscape.
4 a prospect of luck (it's a bad lookout for them).
5 colloq. a person's own concern.

THESAURUS

lookout

Argus, Cassandra, Charley, Jeremiah, Texas tower, activities, activity, admonisher, affair, affairs, airplane spotter, airscape, alert, bag, beacon, belvedere, bleachers, bridge, business, cautioner, cityscape, cloudscape, commerce, concern, concernment, conning tower, cupola, custodianship, custody, difficulty, eagle eye, employ, employment, enterprise, espial, espionage, fire patrolman, fire warden, fireguard, flagman, forward observer, function, gallery, gazebo, grandstand, guard, guardedness, guardianship, headache, interest, invigilation, labor, landscape, lighthouse, lighthouse keeper, looking, lookout man, loophole, matter, monitor, monitoring, night watchman, note, notice, observance, observation, observation post, observatory, occupation, outlook, overlook, palaver, panorama, patrol, patroller, patrolman, peanut gallery, peeled eye, peephole, perspective, pharos, picket, problem, proctoring, prophet of doom, prospect, prudence, qui vive, regard, respect, responsibility, ringside, ringside seat, riverscape, roundsman, scape, scene, scenery, scenic view, scout, seascape, sentinel, sentry, service, sharp eye, sight, sighthole, signaler, signalman, skyscape, spotter, spying, stewardship, surveillance, sweep, thing, top gallery, tout, tower, townscape, undertaking, vedette, view, viewing, vigil, vigilance, vista, ward, wariness, warner, watch, watch and ward, watcher, watchful eye, watchfulness, watching, watchkeeper, watchman, watchtower, waterscape, weather eye, witnessing, work, worry

ROGET THESAURUS

lookout

Business

N business, occupation, employment, pursuit, what one is doing, what one is about, affair, concern, matter, case, matter in hand, irons in the fire, thing to do, agendum, task, work, job, chore, errand, commission, mission, charge, care, duty, part, role, cue, province, function, lookout, department, capacity, sphere, orb, field, line, walk, walk of life, beat, round, routine, race, career, office, place, post, chargeship, incumbency, living, situation, berth, employ, service, engagement, undertaking, vocation, calling, profession, cloth, faculty, industry, art, industrial arts, craft, mystery, handicraft, trade, exercise, work, avocation, press of business, businesslike, workaday, professional, official, functional, busy, on hand, in hand, in one's hands, afoot, on foot, on the anvil, going on, acting, in the course of business, all in one's day's work, professionally Adj, a business with an income at its heels, amoto quaeramus seria ludo, par negotiis neque supra.

Warning

N warning, early warning, caution, caveat, notice, premonition, premonishment, prediction, contraindication, lesson, dehortation, admonition, monition, alarm, handwriting on the wall, mene mene tekel upharsin, red flag, yellow flag, fog-signal, foghorn, siren, monitor, warning voice, Cassandra, signs of the times, Mother Cary's chickens, stormy petrel, bird of ill omen, gathering clouds, clouds in the horizon, death watch, watchtower, beacon, signal post, lighthouse, sentinel, sentry, watch, watchman, watch and ward, watchdog, bandog, housedog, patrol, patrolman, vedette, picket, bivouac, scout, spy, spial, undercover agent, mole, plainclothesman, advanced guard, rear guard, lookout, cautiousness, monitor, guard camera, radar, AWACS, spy satellite, spy-in-the- sky, U2 plane, spy plane, warning, premonitory, monitory, cautionary, admonitory, admonitive, sematic, warned, forewarned, on one's guard, in terrorem, Int, beware!, ware!, take care!, look out!, fore (golf), mind what you are about!, take care what you are about!, mind!, ne reveillez pas le chat qui dort, don't wake a sleeping cat, foenum habet in cornu, caveat actor, le silence du people est la legon des rois, verbum sat sapienti, a word to the wise is sufficient, un averti en vaut deux.

Appearance

N appearance, phenomenon, sight, spectacle, show, premonstration, scene, species, view, coup d'oeil, lookout, outlook, prospect, vista, perspective, bird's-eye view, scenery, landscape, picture, tableau, display, exposure, mise en sc ne, rising of the curtain, phantasm, phantom, pageant, spectacle, peep-show, raree-show, gallanty-show, ombres chinoises, magic lantern, phantasmagoria, dissolving views, biograph, cinematograph, moving pictures, panorama, diorama, cosmorama, georama, coup de theatre, jeu de theatre, pageantry, insignia, aspect, angle, phase, phasis, seeming, shape, guise, look, complexion, color, image, mien, air, cast, carriage, port, demeanor, presence, expression, first blush, face of the thing, point of view, light, lineament feature trait lines, outline, outside, contour, face, countenance, physiognomy, visage, phiz, cast of countenance, profile, tournure, cut of one s jib, metoposcopy, outside, apparent, seeming, ostensible, on view, apparently, to all seeming, to all appearance, ostensibly, seemingly, as it seems, on the face of it, prima facie, at the first blush, at first sight, in the eyes of, to the eye, editio princeps.

Expectation

N expectation, expectance, expectancy, anticipation, reckoning, calculation, foresight, contemplation, prospection, lookout, prospect, perspective, horizon, vista, destiny, suspense, waiting, abeyance, curiosity, anxious expectation, ardent expectation, eager expectation, breathless expectation, sanguine expectation, torment of Tantalus, hope, trust, auspices, assurance, confidence, presumption, reliance, expectant, expecting, in expectation, on the watch, open-eyed, open-mouthed, in wide-eyed anticipation, agape, gaping, all agog, on tenterhooks, on tiptoe, on the tiptoe of expectation, aux aguets, ready, curious, looking forward to, expected, long expected, foreseen, in prospect, prospective, in one's eye, in one's view, in the horizon, on the horizon, just over the horizon, just around the corner, around the corner, impending, on the watch, with breathless expectation, with bated breath, with rapt anticipation, arrectis auribus, we shall see, nous verrons, expectation whirls me round, the light at the end of the tunnel.


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