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overlook

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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o=ver=look
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7 in 7 verses (in OT : 7 in 7 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

overlookv. t. 
  •  To look down upon from a place that is over or above; to look over or view from a higher position; to be situated above, so as to command a view of; as, to overlook a valley from a hill; a hotel room that overlooks the marketplace.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]
    "[Titan] with burning eye did hotly overlook them."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence: To supervise; to watch over; sometimes, to observe secretly; as, to overlook a gang of laborers; to overlook one who is writing a letter.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To inspect; to examine; to look over carefully or repeatedly.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "The time and care that are required
    To overlook and file and polish well.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To look upon with an evil eye; to bewitch by looking upon; to fascinate.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "If you trouble me I will overlook you, and then your pigs will die."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To look over and beyond (anything) without seeing it; to miss or omit in looking; to fail to notice; to fail to observe; as, to overlook a mistake in addition; to overlook a missing bolt.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To refrain from bestowing notice or attention upon; to disregard or deliberately ignore; to pass over without censure or punishment; to excuse or pardon (a fault, error, or misdeed).  [1913 Webster]
    "The times of ignorance therefore God overlooked."  [1913 Webster]
    "They overlook truth in the judgments they pass."  [1913 Webster]
    "The pardoning and overlooking of faults."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

overlook, v. & n.
--v.tr.
1 fail to notice; ignore, condone (an offence etc.).
2 have a view from above, be higher than.
3 supervise, oversee.
4 bewitch with the evil eye.
--n. US a commanding position or view.

Derivative
overlooker n.

THESAURUS

overlook

Texas tower, abide with, accept, allow, allow for, autopsy, be big, be blind to, be caught napping, be caught out, be content with, be easy with, be inattentive, be neglectful, be negligent, be unwary, beacon, bear, bear with, bedevil, belvedere, bestraddle, bestride, bewitch, blank, bleachers, blink at, boss, bridge, brook, canvass, chaperon, chasm, check, check out, check over, check up on, clear, command, condone, conning tower, connive at, countenance, cut, cut dead, default, demonize, diabolize, discount, dismiss, disregard, dominate, endure, examine, excuse, face, face upon, fail, forget, forgive, front on, gallery, gazebo, give an examination, give no heed, give the go-by, give upon, gloss over, go over, grandstand, grin and abide, have, hear nothing, hear of, hex, hoodoo, ignore, indulge, inspect, jinx, judge not, keep in order, lapse, lean over backwards, leave out, leave unavenged, let go, let go by, let it go, let pass, let ride, let slide, let slip, lighthouse, listen to reason, live with, look at, look down upon, look out upon, look over, look right through, look toward, lookout, loophole, lose sight of, lose track of, make allowances for, make light of, make little of, miss, monitor, neglect, nod, not attend, not care for, not get involved, not heed, not listen, not notice, not think, not write off, obey, observation post, observatory, observe, obsess, omit, outlook, outtop, overarch, overhaul, overpass, oversee, overshadow, oversight, overtop, pardon, pass by, pass over, pass under review, pass up, pay no attention, pay no mind, peanut gallery, peephole, peer at, permit, peruse, pharos, pocket the affront, pooh-pooh, pore over, possess, postmortem, preterition, put up with, quarterback, refuse to acknowledge, refuse to recognize, regard with indulgence, review, ride herd on, ringside, ringside seat, rise above, run over, scan, scrutinize, see both sides, see nothing, set an examination, shrug, shrug it off, sighthole, size, size up, skip, sleep, slight, stand for, stand over, stomach, study, submit to, suffer, superintend, supervise, surmount, survey, suspend judgment, take, take care of, take for granted, take stock of, take the measure, think little of, tolerate, top, top gallery, tower, tower above, tower over, view with indulgence, voodoo, watchtower, wink at, witch, write off, yield to

ROGET THESAURUS

overlook

Direction

VB direct, manage, govern, conduct, order, prescribe, cut out work for, bead, lead, lead the way, show the way, take the lead, lead on, regulate, guide, steer, pilot, tackle, take the helm, be at the helm, have the reins, handle the reins, hold the reins, take the reins, drive, tool, superintend, supervise, overlook, control, keep in order, look after, see to, legislate for, administer, ministrate, matronize, have the care of, have the charge of, be in charge of, have charge of, take the direction, boss, boss one around, pull the strings, pull the wires, rule, have the direction, hold office, hold the portfolio, preside, preside at the board, take the chair, occupy the chair, be in the chair, pull the stroke oar, tend towards, bend towards, point towards, conduct to, go to, point to, point at, bend, trend, verge, incline, dip, determine, steer for, steer towards, make for, make towards, aim at, level at, take aim, keep a course, hold a course, be bound for, bend one's steps towards, direct one's course, steer one's course, bend one's course, shape one's course, align one's march, allign one's march, to straight, go straight to the point, march on, march on a point, ascertain one's direction, s'orienter, see which way the wind blows, box the compass, take the air line.

Forgiveness

VB forgive, forgive and forget, pardon, condone, think no more of, let bygones be bygones, shake hands, forget an injury, excuse, pass over, overlook, wink at, bear with, allow for, make allowances for, let one down easily, not be too hard upon, pocket the affront, let off, remit, absolve, give absolution, reprieve, acquit, beg pardon, ask pardon, implore pardon, conciliate, propitiate, placate, make up a quarrel, let the wound heal.

Disrespect

VB hold in disrespect, misprize, disregard, slight, trifle with, set at naught, pass by, push aside, overlook, turn one's back upon, laugh in one's sleeve, be disrespectful, be discourteous, treat with disrespect, set down, put down, browbeat, dishonor, desecrate, insult, affront, outrage, speak slightingly of, disparage, vilipend, vilify, call names, throw dirt, fling dirt, drag through the mud, point at, indulge in personalities, make mouths, make faces, bite the thumb, take by the beard, pluck by the beard, toss in a blanket, tar and feather, have in derision, hold in derision, deride, scoff, barrack, sneer, laugh at, snigger, ridicule, gibe, mock, jeer, hiss, hoot, taunt, twit, niggle, gleek, gird, flout, fleer, roast, turn into ridicule, burlesque, laugh to scorn, smoke, fool, make game of, make a fool of, make an April fool of, play a practical joke, lead one a dance, run the rig upon, have a fling at, scout, mob.

Inattention

VB be inattentive, overlook, disregard, pass by, not observe, think little of, close one's eyes to, shut one's eyes to, pay no attention to, dismiss from one's thoughts, discard from one's thoughts, discharge from one's thoughts, dismiss from one's mind, discard from one's mind, discharge from one's mind, drop the subject, think no more of, set aside, turn aside, put aside, turn away from, turn one's attention from, turn a deaf ear to, turn one's back upon, abstract oneself, dream, indulge in reverie, escape notice, escape attention, come in at one ear and go out at the other, forget, call off the attention, draw off the attention, call away the attention, divert the attention, distract the mind, put out of one's head, disconcert, discompose, put out, confuse, perplex, bewilder, moider, fluster, muddle, dazzle, throw a sop to Cerberus.

Neglect

VB be negligent, take no care of &c (take care of), neglect, let slip, let go, lay aside, set aside, cst aside, put aside, keep out of sight, put out of sight, lose sight of, overlook, disregard, pass over, pas by, let pass, blink, wink at, connive at, gloss over, take no note of, take no thought of, take no account of, take no notice of, pay no regard to, laisser aller, scamp, trifle, fribble, do by halves, cut, slight, play with, trifle with, slur, skim, skim the surface, effleurer, take a cursory view of, slur over, skip over, jump over, slip over, pretermit, miss, skip, jump, omit, give the go-by to, push aside, pigeonhole, shelve, sink, table, ignore, shut one's eyes to, refuse to hear, turn a deaf ear to, leave out of one's calculation, not attend to, not mind, not trouble oneself about, not trouble one's head about, not trouble oneself with, forget, be caught napping, leave a loose thread, let the grass grow under one's feet, render neglectful, put off one's guard, throw off one's guard, distract, divert.


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