Definition of overlook

Definition of overlook
  1. overlook Verb 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
  2. overlook Verb Hence: To supervise; to watch over; sometimes, to observe secretly
  3. overlook Verb To inspect; to examine; to look over carefully or repeatedly.
  4. overlook Verb To look upon with an evil eye; to bewitch by looking upon; to fascinate.
  5. overlook Verb To look over and beyond (anything) without seeing it; to miss or omit in looking; hence, to refrain from bestowing notice or attention upon; to neglect; to pass over without censure or punishment; to excuse.
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