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overlook

o·ver·look

overlook

 
pronunciation:
o vr lUk
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: overlooked, overlooking, overlooks
definition 1: to fail to see or notice.
He overlooked the possibility that the weather could change, so he got caught in the rain.
synonyms:
miss
similar words:
forget, neglect, omit, skip
definition 2: to pay no attention to; ignore.
I overlooked his lies because I wanted to believe him.
synonyms:
discount, disregard, ignore
similar words:
neglect, shrug off
definition 3: to excuse; pardon.
She wouldn't overlook his careless behavior.
synonyms:
excuse, forgive, pardon
definition 4: to allow a view over.
His home overlooks the beach.
 
similar words:
command, face, front
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