[ US /ˈoʊvɝˌɫʊk/ ]
  1. watch over
    I am overlooking her work
  2. look past, fail to notice
  3. look down on
    The villa dominates the town
  4. leave undone or leave out
    The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten
    How could I miss that typo?
  5. be oriented in a certain direction
    The house looks out on a tennis court
    The apartment overlooks the Hudson
  1. a high place affording a good view
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How To Use overlook In A Sentence

  • So in offering prayers for downtrodden races, I would advise you not to overlook the downtrodden tourist.
  • Bear in mind any houses overlooking your stables as you do not want to give neighbours cause for complaint. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring
  • First he was writing, then he was hiking, then he went to Argentina to clear his head and drive along the coast (a two mile narrow strip overlooking the intercoastal waterway, hardly scenic). Sanford visiting family in Sullivan's Island
  • From being an overlooked, conservative fail-safe, it's shot up near the top of the list of summer desirables.
  • One area that is often overlooked in the health center is a central storage location for archival of health charts.
  • Most of studies overlooked sleeve type ejection gun and the effect of pressure area changes, simultaneously the models of ejection gun were lack of extensity.
  • Theories that emphasize the role of education in reproducing existing societal norms and values may overlook its important role as a force for changing them. Sociology
  • The living room ran into the dining room which was overlooked by the open kitchen: all white. YESTERDAY'S SHADOW
  • graminivorous" than any other people I know, and with respect to this their taste appears to me to give the anthropologist a hint of certain traits of the mode of life of the people of the Stone Age which have been completely overlooked. The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II
  • Never overlook the significance of a power supply - an underpowered system will be prone not only to unreliable operation, but also to component damage.
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