lookout definition

  • noun:
    • The work of observing or keeping watch.
    • increased place or construction commanding an extensive view, useful for observation.
    • a person who keeps view.
    • Southern Atlantic U.S. Outlook; view.
    • An object of concern or stress. See Synonyms at event.
    • A vantage point with a view of the surrounding area.
    • one on watch for approaching enemy, authorities, etc.
    • a topic for observance; a prospect or view.
    • your viewpoint, perspective; ergo, a person's responsibility. (used with a possessive pronoun or a noun in a possessive kind).
    • A careful hunting or seeing for almost any object or event.
    • The place where these types of observance is made.
    • an individual involved with watching; a sentinel; a sentry.
    • item or task of forethought and care; obligation.
    • A watching when it comes to look or occurrence of such a thing, especially from without; vigilant observance or scrutiny; watch: because, to keep a great lookout at sea; becoming in search of an opportunity.
    • a location in which a watch is held; a post of external observation: as, the search on a ship's mast.
    • you or party engaged in keeping view, specifically for things external.
    • The subject of observance or vigilance; something to-be watched for or guarded against: as, every man's interest is their own search.
    • A prospect or view; an outlook.
    • In car-building, a glazed clearstory on the top of a caboose, built to allow the train-hands to obtain a definite view over the tops associated with the vehicles in a train.
    • the act of searching
    • a person employed maintain watch for some predicted occasion
    • an increased post affording a broad view
    • a structure commanding a wide view of its environments
  • verb:
    • be vigilant, look or perhaps mindful
    • to protect somebody's passions

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