a high place affording a good view
look past, fail to notice
look out on, look out over, overlook, look across(verb)
be oriented in a certain direction
"The house looks out on a tennis court"; "The apartment overlooks the Hudson"
neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap(verb)
leave undone or leave out
"How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
unload, overleap, dribble, lose, drip, vault, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, fail, dominate, fell, degenerate, deteriorate, look out over, leave off, lack, ignore, leave out, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, take out, devolve, expend, exclude, dangle, send away, set down, flatten, look across, swing, cast off, strike down, throw off, escape, neglect, overtop, command, except, drop, shake off, discharge, spend, knock off, look out on, miss, throw away, disregard, shed, omit
dominate, command, overlook, overtop(verb)
look down on
"The villa dominates the town"
neglect, eclipse, dominate, reign, predominate, leave out, overshadow, overtop, omit, look out on, overleap, prevail, rule, look out over, miss, require, drop, command, look across, pretermit, control, master
"I am overlooking her work"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To pardon is to let pass, as a fault or sin, without resentment, blame, or punishment. Forgive has reference to feelings, pardon to consequences; hence, the executive may pardon, but has nothing to do officially with forgiving. Personal injury may be forgiven by the person wronged; thus, God at once forgives and pardons; the pardoned sinner is exempt from punishment; the forgiven sinner is restored to the divine favor. To pardon is the act of a superior, implying the right to punish; to forgive is the privilege of the humblest person who has been wronged or offended. In law, to remit the whole penalty is equivalent to pardoning the offender; but a part of a penalty may be remitted and the remainder inflicted, as where the penalty includes both fine and imprisonment. To condone is to put aside a recognized offense by some act which restores the offender to forfeited right or privilege, and is the act of a private individual, without legal formalities. To excuse is to overlook some slight offense, error, or breach of etiquette; pardon is often used by courtesy in nearly the same sense. A person may speak of excusing or forgiving himself, but not of pardoning himself. Compare ABSOLVE; PARDON, n.
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How to use overlook in a sentence?
Just because they're an ally in an important mission, which is containing Iranian expansion in the region, can not allow us to overlook or walk away from that. It undermines our ability to stand for morality and human rights all over the world.
I can't overlook if the chairman of our committee is going to freelance in this way.
Sometimes girls overlook simple guys and forget that they can groom those guys to be what they want.
Most people are so crook that they will intentionally overlook the good things being done by a person for others until they look to their own profits only to book in his/her work.
Pride is a vice which pride itself inclines every man to find in others and overlook in himself.
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- übersehen, überblicken, bemerkenGerman
- pasar por alto, otearSpanish
- huomaamatta, valvoa, jättää, katsoa läpi sormienFinnish
- négliger, superviser, prendre à la légère, surveiller, passer outre, surplomber, louperFrench
- 見下ろす, 見落とす, 見逃すJapanese
- kap, kapeMāori
- over het hoofd zienDutch
- прощать, заметить, смотреть сквозь пальцы, игнорировать, обозревать, сглазить, просмотреть, упустить из вида, смотреть сверху, присматривать, пропустить, надзиратьRussian
- nadgledati, previdjetiSerbo-Croatian
- ha överseende medSwedish
- gözardı etmek, gözden kaçırmak, göz yummak, hâkim olmakTurkish
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