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overlooking, present participle; overlooked, past participle; overlooked, past tense; overlooks, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Fail to notice (something)
    • - he seems to have overlooked one important fact
  2. Ignore or disregard (something, esp. a fault or offense)
    • - she was more than ready to overlook his faults
  3. Pass over (someone) in favor of another
    • - he was overlooked by the Nobel committee
  4. Have a view of from above
    • - the chateau overlooks fields of corn and olive trees
  5. Supervise; oversee

  6. Bewitch with the evil eye
    • - they told them they were overlooked by some unlucky Person
  1. A commanding position or view
    • - he veered off the highway onto an overlook

  1. a high place affording a good view
  2. look past, fail to notice
  3. look out on: be oriented in a certain direction; "The house looks out on a tennis court"; "The apartment overlooks the Hudson"
  4. neglect: leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
  5. dominate: look down on; "The villa dominates the town"
  6. watch over; "I am overlooking her work"
  7. (overlooked) not taken into account; "his retirement was not allowed to go unmarked"
  8. (overlooking) commanding: used of a height or viewpoint; "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"
  9. A scenic overlook, or just an overlook, is a high place where people can gather to view scenery (often with binoculars), and to photograph it. ...
  10. The Overlook is the 18th novel by American crime writer Michael Connelly, and the thirteenth featuring the Los Angeles detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch.
  11. (Overlooked) Cloudride is a Swiss rock band from Basel. Cloudride's style is similar to British and American independent bands. First appearances took place in small clubs in the Basel region, nowadays Cloudride are performing at clubs and festivals all across Europe.
  12. (Overlooked (album)) Overlooked is a compilation album by American alternative rock band Caroline's Spine. It includes several tracks that appeared on previous releases, simply rerecorded and slightly updated in style, tone, and quality. ...
  13. To look down upon from a place that is over or above; to look over or view from a higher position; to rise above, so as to command a view of; Hence: To supervise; to watch over; sometimes, to observe secretly; To inspect; to examine; to look over carefully or repeatedly; To look upon with an ...
  14. (Overlooking) A term used to describe the effect when a development or building affords an outlook over adjoining land or property causing loss of privacy.
  15. A viewing area for a waterfall or a scenic area.
  16. a location along a trail that provide a view of surrounding areas from a higher elevation.
  17. to fail to recognize