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overlook definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to appear over or at from a greater place.
    • To rise above, specially in order to manage a view over: The tower overlooks the sea.
    • To fail to notice or consider; miss.
    • to disregard deliberately or indulgently; neglect.
    • to check over; study.
    • to view over; oversee. See Synonyms at supervise.
    • To look down upon from a location which over or above; to look over or see from a higher position; is situated above, so as to command a view of.
    • Hence: To supervise; to look at over; occasionally, to see secretly
    • To inspect; to examine; to check over very carefully or over and over.
    • to appear upon with an evil attention; to bewitch by searching upon; to fascinate.
    • to check more than and beyond (everything) without seeing it; to miss or omit in searching; to neglect to observe; to are not able to observe.
    • To keep from bestowing notice or attention upon; to disregard or intentionally disregard; to pass over without censure or discipline; to excuse or pardon (a fault, error, or misdeed).
  • noun:
    • an increased location that affords an extensive view: a scenic overlook.
    • A strong-growing leguminous twining plant regarding the tropics, Canavalia ensiformis.
    • a top destination affording an excellent view
  • verb:
    • To look down upon from a spot that is over or above; to appear over or see from an increased position; to rise above, so as to command a view of
    • thus: To supervise; to watch over; occasionally, to see or watch secretly
    • To check; to look at; to look over very carefully or over repeatedly.
    • To look upon with an evil eye; to bewitch by looking upon; to fascinate.
    • To neglect to observe; to check over and beyond (any such thing) without witnessing it; to miss or omit in looking.
    • To imagine to not have seen, particularly an error; to pass through over without censure or punishment.
    • look down on
    • be focused in a specific direction
    • look last, are not able to observe
    • watch over
    • leave undone or exclude
  • others:
    • To look over; view from a greater location; see from a greater position.
    • to go up or perhaps elevated above; rise so high as to pay the way of looking upon.
    • to see completely; look-over; peruse; look over.
    • To keep an eye on; inspect; superintend; oversee; maintain or view over.
    • to appear beyond or by so as to don't see, roughly regarding disregard or neglect; spend no attention to; disregard; thus, to pass over indulgently; excuse; forbear to penalize or censure.
    • To bewitch by looking on; confound; unsettle.
    • A coined term used in the textile and other comparable positions to describe a stitch created by a sewing-machine which, regarding slice side of one thickness of product, or perhaps in joining the edges of two bits of material, makes covering stitches which conceal the otherwise projecting thread-ends, at once locks the stitches in order to give power on synthetic selvage or seam therefore made; also put on the equipment making this artificial selvage or over-seam.
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